Washo is a language isolate spoken in northern California on the border with Nevada, along the Truckee and Carson Rivers and around Lake Tahoe. In 2008 there were 20 elderly native speakers of Washo, which is also known as Washoe.
A Washo immersion school was started in 1994. This has since closed, but language programmes are now run by the Cultural Resource Department for the Washoe Tribe.
An acute accent (á) is used to mark stress.
Information about Washo
Ainu, Basque, Burushaski, Candoshi-Shapra, Chitimacha, Eskayan, Haida, Karuk, Keres, Kuot, Kutenai, Natchez, Nihali, Nivkh, Páez, Purepecha, Seri, Sumerian, Ticuna, Tiwi, Tunica, Urarina, Wardaman, Washo, Yuchi/Euchee, Zuni
Page last modified: 23.04.21
Why not share this page:
If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.
Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.