Quinigua language

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Region NE Mexico
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog quin1252[1]
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The location of Quinigua relative to Tamaulipas state

Quinigua is a barely attested extinct language that was spoken in north-east Mexico.[2] It has no apparent relatives and remains unclassified.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Quinigua". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Gursky, Karl-Heinz (October 1964). "The Linguistic Position of the Quinigua Indians". International Journal of American Linguistics (The University of Chicago Press) 30 (4): 325–327. doi:10.1086/464792. JSTOR 1263527.