Mojave language

Mojave
Hamakhav
Spoken in California and Arizona, USA
Native speakers 204  (2000)
Language family
Yuman
  • River Yuman
    • Mojave
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mov

Mojave (also Mohave) is the native language of the Mohave people along the Colorado River in eastern California, northwestern Arizona, and southwestern Nevada. Approximately 70% of the speakers reside in Arizona, while approximately 30% reside in California.

Mojave belongs to the River branch of the Yuman language family, together with Quechan and Maricopa.

References

External links

  • Mojave language overview at the Survey of California and Other Indian Languages



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