Quinault language

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Native to United States
Region Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Ethnicity 1,500 Quinault people (1977)[1]
Extinct (date missing)[1]
half a dozen know some vocabulary (2007)[1]
  • Coast
    • Tsamosan
      • Maritime
        • Quinault
Language codes
ISO 639-3 qun
Glottolog quin1251[2]

Quinault (Kʷínaył) is a member of the Tsamosan (Olympic) branch of the Coast Salish family of Salishan languages.


  1. ^ a b c Quinault at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Quinault". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.