Coast Oregon Penutian languages

The Coast Oregon Penutian languages are a proposed family of three small languages or language clusters on the Oregon Coast that has moderate support.[1] Although much of their similarity is demonstrably due to language contact, linguists such as Scott DeLancey believe they may be genealogically related at a greater time depth. They are part of the much more hypothetical Penutian proposal.[2]

Coast Oregon Penutian
(proposed)
Geographic
distribution
western North America
Linguistic classificationPenutian?
  • Coast Oregon Penutian
Subdivisions
GlottologNone

Coast Oregon Penutian languagesEdit

The Coast Oregon Penutian languages are:

All Coast Oregon Penutian languages became extinct in the 20th century.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grant, A. (1997). Coast Oregon Penutian: Problems and Possibilities. International Journal of American Linguistics, 63(1), 144-156.
  2. ^ DeLancey, S., & Golla, V. (1997). The Penutian Hypothesis: Retrospect and Prospect. International Journal of American Linguistics, 63(1), 171-202.