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Cora, El Nayar

A language of Mexico

ISO 639-3crn

Population  8,000 in Mexico (1993 SIL).
Region  North central Nayarit. Also in United States.
Language map  Mexico, reference number 22
Alternate names   Cora de el Nayar
Dialects  Jesús María Cora (El Nayar), La Mesa del Nayar Cora (Mesa del Nayar), San Francisco Cora, Presidio de los Reyes Cora. Santa Teresa Cora [cok] is distinct enough to need separate literature.
Classification  Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Sonoran, Corachol
Language development  Grammar. NT: 1999.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  VSO, VOS; short nouns, long verbs, affixes, clitics; tonal. Swidden agriculturalists: maize, beans, squash.