Palewyami language

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Poso Creek, Altinin
Region San Joaquin Valley, California
Ethnicity Yokut people
Extinct 1930s[1]
Yok-Utian ?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 (included in yok)
Glottolog pale1254[2]

Palewyami, also known as Altinin and Poso Creek Yokuts, was a Yokutsan language of California.

Palewyami was spoken in Kern County, along Poso Creek. The language has not been spoken since the 1930s.[1]


  1. ^ a b Victor Golla (2007), Atlas of the World's Languages, p. 21
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Palewyami Yokuts". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Gamble, Geoffrey, Yokuts Imperative and Demonstrative Pronouns, American Indian Linguistics and Ethnography in Honor of Laurence C. Thompson (eds., Anthony Mattina and Timothy Montler), pp. 385-396, Missoula, University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics, no. 10, 1993, ISBN 1-879763-10-9

External links

  • Palewyami at California Language Archive
  • "Yokuts languages". Survey of California and Other Indian Languages. 2010.
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