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Unami

An extinct language of United States

ISO 639-3unm

Population  No known speakers. US Census (2000) lists 308 who use it at home. Ethnic population: 13,500 (1997 J. Rementer).
Region  Northeast and west central Oklahoma, north New Jersey, and lower Delaware Valley.
Alternate names   Delaware, Lenape, Lenni-Lenape, Tla Wilano
Dialects  Related to Munsee [umu] in Ontario.
Classification  Algic, Algonquian, Eastern
A member of macrolanguage Delaware [del] (United States).
Language development  Grammar.
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