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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

~180

Domains of Use

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錫伯語赫哲語鄂塭克語鄂倫春語研究 [A study of Sibe, Nanai, Evenki, and Oroqen
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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

~180

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Young adult speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

4640 (as of 2000)

Non-monolingual speakers

all

More about speakers

Only around 3-4% of the entire population speak the language.

Year of info

2008

Location and Context

Countries

China; Russia

Coordinates

47.935, 132.847; 48.217, 133.897; 46.960, 134.059

Location description

Heilongjian Province 黑龍江省, China

Government support

no

Institutional support

no

Speakers’s attitudes

negative

Standard orthography

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

Heilongjian Province 黑龍江省, China

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Other languages used

Mandarin

Domains of other languages

all

More on context

Due to the socio-economic pressure, the Nanai don't feel the need to pass down their language. No monolingual Nanai speakers. Intermarriage with other linguistic groups is not uncommon.

Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

3,020

Domains of Use

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Year of info

2010

Location and Context

Countries

No data

Coordinates

49.3537,136.5243

Location description

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

3,902

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Ethnic Population

12,160

Non-monolingual speakers

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More about speakers

3,890 in Russian Federation. Population total all countries: 3,902. Ethnic population: 12,160.

Year of info

2009

Location and Context

Countries

Russia; China

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

~5,860

Domains of Use

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Ethnic Population

10,516

Non-monolingual speakers

All

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Year of info

1993

Location and Context

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2005

Location and Context

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Coordinates

49.5,137.0

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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

~5,800

Domains of Use

No data

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Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

possibly none

Young adult speakers

possibly none

Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

~12,000

Non-monolingual speakers

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No data

Year of info

2000

Location and Context

Countries

Russia

Coordinates

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Location description

in the middle and lower Amur basin, within the Khabarovsk Region (Krai) of the Russian Far East

Government support

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Script (Writing system)

Cyrillic script

Other writing systems

in the middle and lower Amur basin, within the Khabarovsk Region (Krai) of the Russian Far East

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degree of speakers' competence: rapidly deteriorating, with Russian being used as the principal idiom of communication within the ethnic group

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Native Speakers Worldwide

5,772

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