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Squamish speakers


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    • Skwxwu’mesh speakers
    • Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh speakers
    • Sk̲wx̲wú7m'ish speakers
    • Speakers of Squamish
    • Speakers of Squawmish
    • Squawmish speakers
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh sníchim-xwelíten sníchim = Squamish-English dictionary, 2011:p. ix (Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh words) p. xii (the Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh language) p. xiv (Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh sníchim (Squamish language) belongs to the Coast Salish branch of the Salish language family) p. xvi (the word for Squamish is written in two different ways, but they both represent the same pronunciation: Sk̲wx̲wú7m'ish; Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh) p. 5 (the letter 7 sounds like a glottal stop)
    • found: Ethnologue, Oct. 12, 2017(Squamish. A language of Canada. Alternate Names: Skwxwu’mesh snichim. Classification: Salish, Central Salish)
    • found: Squamish Nation website, Oct. 12, 2017:home page (Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw = Squamish Nation) about us (The Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh stelmexw (Squamish People) continue to reside in the area now described as the lower Mainland of British Columbia) our culture (The Squamish People are the Indigenous Peoples who speak the Skwxwú7mesh Snichim (Squamish language))
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, Oct. 12, 2017(Squawmish or Squamish; plural Squawmish or Squawmishes or Squamish or Squamishes; 1 a: a Salishan people of the British Columbia coast opposite Vancouver Island; b: a member of such people. 2: the language of the Squawmish people)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 12, 2017:Squamish people (Their language is the Squamish language or Sḵwx̱wú7mesh snichim, considered a part of the Coast Salish languages)
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    • 2017-10-12: new
    • 2022-07-06: revised
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