Northern Pomo language

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Northern Pomo
Native to United States
Region Northern California
Extinct 2005
  • Western
    • Northern Pomo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pej
Glottolog nort2966[1]
Pomoan languages map.svg
The seven Pomoan languages with an indication of their pre-contact distribution within California

Northern Pomo is an extinct Pomoan language formerly spoken around Clear Lake in Lake County, California by the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, one of the several Pomo peoples.

The Northern Pomo language became extinct in 2005 with the death of Elenor Stevenson Gonzales.

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Bilabial Dental Alveolar Postalveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop Voiced b d
Voiceless Plain p t k ʔ
Aspirated t̪ʰ
Ejective t̪ʼ
Affricate Plain t͡s t͡ʃ
Ejective t͡sʼ t͡ʃʼ
Voiced d͡ʒ
Nasal m n
Fricative s ʃ x h
Approximant w l j
Front Back
short long short long
Close i u
Mid e o
Open a



  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Northern Pomo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ "Sounds and Letters". Northern Pomo Language Tools. Retrieved 2017-03-06. 

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