Navajo leid

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Navajo
Diné bizaad
Native tae Unitit States
Region Arizona, New Mexico,
Utah, Colorado
Native speakers
(171,000 (self-reportit, 2007);[1]
120,000 fluent citit 1990)[2]
wi probably fewer in 2010
Na-Dené
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 nv
ISO 639-2 nav
ISO 639-3 nav
KB USA-Navajo.svg
Staundart Navajo keyboard layouts currently
in uise:
ASCII (top) an Unicode (bottom)

Navajo or Navaho (Diné bizaad) is an Athabaskan leid o Na-Dené stock spoken in the soothwastren Unitit States. It is geographically an linguistically ane o the Soothren Athabaskan leids (the majority o Athabaskan leids are spoken in northwast Canada an Alaska).

Navajo haes mair speakers than ony ither Native American leid north o the U.S.–Mexico border, wi atween 120,000[2] an 170,700[1] speakers.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 census.gov 2007 American Community Survey. Accessed 2010-07-13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Golla, Victor. 2007. North America. In Encyclopedia of the world's endangered languages, ed. Christopher Moseley (pp. 1–95). Routledge: London.