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Sigma KEE - KwakiutlLanguage
. SIL code: KWK. ISO 639-2: wak. Population: 250 or fewer good speakers in Canada (1991 M. Dale Kinkade) out of 3,300 population (1977 SIL). Population total both countries 295 or fewer. Region: Northern Vancouver Island and adjacent mainland, British Columbia. Also spoken in USA. Alternate names: KWAGIUTL, KWAK'WALA. Comments: Related to Haisla and Heiltsuk. Bilingualism in English. Most or all speakers are middle-aged or older. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions 1882-1900.(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
Of the five
s, three related languages are classified as a
.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
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.
is any of five languages found in
that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
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