Piro is a poorly attested, extinct Tanoan language once spoken in the more than twenty Piro Pueblos near Socorro, New Mexico. It has generally been classified as one of the Tiwa languages, though Leap (1971) contested that Piro is a Tanoan language at all.
- ^ Piro at MultiTree on the Linguist List
- ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Piro". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- ^ Harrington, John P. (1909) "Notes on the Piro Language" American Anthropologist New Series, 11(4):563–594
- ^ Newman, Stanley (1954) "American Indian Linguistics in the Southwest" American Anthropologist New Series, 56(4): pp. 626-634, 631
- ^ Leap, William L. (1971) "Who Were the Piro?" Anthropological Linguistics 13: pp. 321-330