Takic languages

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Takic
Geographic
distribution:
southern California
Linguistic classification: Uto-Aztecan
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: None
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The Takic languages are a putative group of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken by Californian Native Americans in southern California. The Takic languages appear to be two distinct branches of Uto-Aztecan, Serran and Cupan, with similarities due to borrowing.

List of Takic languages[edit]

Classification[edit]

  • Serrano-Gabrielino
Serran
Serrano
Kitanemuk
Tongva
  • Cupan
Cahuilla-Cupeño
Cahuilla
Cupeño
Luiseño-Juaneño

Morphology[edit]

Takic languages are agglutinative languages, where words use suffix complexes for a variety of purposes with several morphemes strung together.

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