Cayuse language


Cayuse language

Infobox Language
name=Cayuse
nativename=
familycolor=Isolate
states=United States
region=Oregon
speakers=extinct
family=Language isolate
iso3=xcy

The Cayuse language is an extinct language formerly spoken by the Cayuse Native American tribe in the U.S. state of Oregon.

The Cayuse language is a language isolate. It has been proposed in the past that it may be related to Molala, making up a Waiilaptuan family ultimately related to the Penutian stock. This proposal is currently unproven. The language has been extinct since the 19th century.

Its ISO 639-3 code is xcy.

References

* [http://logos.uoregon.edu/explore/oregon/cayuse.html Languages of Oregon - Cayuse page]


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