Chuvan language

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Native to Russia
Region Yakutia and Magadan Oblast
Ethnicity Chuvans
Extinct 18th century or earlier[1]
  • Chuvan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xcv
Linguist list
Glottolog chuv1256[2]

Chuvan (Chuvantsy) is an extinct Yukaghir language of Siberia, part of a dialect continuum with the two surviving languages. It was last spoken perhaps as late as the 18th century.


  1. ^ Chuvan at MultiTree on the Linguist List
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Chuvantsy". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.