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Extinct: no
Family: Other
Branch: Uto-Aztecan
Continent: North America
Country: USA
 
Region: Several villages in northeast Arizona, with small numbers in Utah and New Mexico.
Countries Where Spoken: 5,264 speakers who speak Hopi at home (1990 census), out of a 6,500 population (1977 SIL).
Countries Where Official: USA
   
Native Speakers: 5,264
Speakers Total: 6,500
  
Phrasebase members who speak Hopi at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Hopi at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Hopi: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Hopi: 0
  
Three Letter Code: HOP
Alternative Names: none
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Summary: All ages, including 40 monolinguals (1990). 5,264 were over 5 years old, 989 of those were 5 to 17 years old, 3,390 were 18 to 54, 388 were 55 to 64, 578 were 65 and older (1990). Children being raised speaking the language (1998). Language use is vigorous except for some younger ones who prefer English. Dictionary. NT 1972.
 

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