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Sigma KEE - ZuniLanguage
is a language isolate spoken in the
. SIL code: ZUN. ISO 639-2: zun. Population: 6,413 speakers (1980 census). Region: New Mexico, south of Gallup. Alternate names: ZUNI. Comments: Includes 31 monolinguals (1980). Speakers were 85.5% of the population below 18 years of age, 6.2% above 18 (1980). Children are being raised speaking the language (1998). Vigorous. Literacy rate in first language: Below 1%. Literacy rate in second language: 75% to 100%. Bible portions 1941-1970.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
that expresses content. This covers
s that contain a
, such as a book, as well as
ualSignLanguage, which may similarly contain a
The universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
s used by
A system of signs for expressing thought. The system can be either natural or artificial, i.e. something that emerges gradually as a cultural artifact or something that is intentionally created by a person or group of people.
This is the subclass of
which are language-related. Note that this
and the the elements of
An entity that has a location in space-time. Note that locations are themselves understood to have a location in space-time.
which has as its medium the human voice. It can also be represented visually through writing, although not all
s have a codified written form.
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