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Penutian Language Family
The relationships between the Penutian languages of the Pacific Coast are less certain and less well understood than in some of the other Amerindian
language families. Some linguists consider the Penutian languages to constitute one rather divergent language family; others consider them a
group of four to seven language families making up a broader linguistic stock; others consider them several distinct language families that do
not have a relationship with each other at all; and some even think the Penutian languages should be grouped together with the Uto-Aztecan and/or the
Languages that are usually discussed under this rubric include:
Oregon Penutian Languages
Coast Penutian Languages
Plateau Penutian Languages
Our Penutian Language Features
Words in various Penutian languages.
Links to Other Penutian Language Resources
Penutian Language Family:
Ethnologue of Penutian languages.
Overview of the Penutian Indian languages, their history and distribution.
The Penutian Hypothesis: Retrospect and Prospect:
Where the Penutian hypothesis originally came from and how it has evolved.
Penutian Language Materials Available Offline
California Penutian: A history and bibliography:
Thorough overview of research done on the Penutian languages.
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