Upper Chehalis language

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Upper Chehalis
Q̉ʷay̓áyiłq̉
Native to United States
Region south of Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Ethnicity Chehalis people
Extinct (date missing)
Salishan
  • Coast
    • Tsamosan
      • Inland
        • Upper Chehalis
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cjh
Glottolog uppe1439[1]

Upper Chehalis (Q̉ʷay̓áyiłq̉) is a member of the Tsamosan (Olympic) branch of the Coast Salish family of Salishan languages. In some classifications, Upper Chehalis is placed closer to Cowlitz than it is to Lower Chehalis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Upper Chehalis". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.