Central Sierra Miwok

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Central Sierra Miwok
Saclan
Native to United States
Region California
Ethnicity Sierra Miwok
Native speakers
12 (1994)[1]
Yok-Utian
Language codes
ISO 639-3 csm
Glottolog cent2140[2]

Central Sierra Miwok is a Miwok language spoken in California, in the upper Stanislaus and Tuolumne valleys. Today it is spoken by the Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California, a federally recognized tribe of Central Sierra Miwoks.

Phonology[edit]

Consonants
Bilabial Dental Alveolar Post-

alveolar

Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop p t̪ (t) t (t̥) k ʔ
Affricate tʃ (č)
Nasal m n ŋ
Fricative s ʃ (š) h
Approximant w l j (j)
Vowels
Front Central Back
Close i ɨ (y) u
Mid e o
Open a

[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Central Sierra Miwok at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Central Sierra Miwok". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Freeland, Broadbent. "Central Sierra Miwok Dictionary with Texts (1960)". Retrieved 2017-03-25. 

its dead because there are only 20 speakers

External links[edit]