Eastern Algonquian languages

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The Eastern Algonquian languages constitute a subgroup of the Algonquian languages.wikipedia
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Miꞌkmaq language

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Miꞌkmaq and Malecite-Passamaquoddy have appreciable numbers of speakers, but Western Abenaki and Delaware are each reported to have fewer than 10 speakers after 2000.
The Miꞌkmaq language (spelled and pronounced Micmac historically, also Migmaw or Mikmaw in English, and Míkmaq, Míkmaw or Mìgmao in Miꞌkmaq) is an Eastern Algonquian language spoken by nearly 11,000 Miꞌkmaq in Canada and the United States out of a total ethnic Miꞌkmaq population of roughly 20,000.

Algonquian languages

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The Eastern Algonquian languages constitute a subgroup of the Algonquian languages.
This subfamily of around 30 languages is divided into three groups according to geography: Plains, Central, and Eastern Algonquian; of these three, only Eastern Algonquian constitutes a true genetic subgroup.

Central Algonquian languages

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Two other recognized groups of Algonquian languages, Plains Algonquian and Central Algonquian, are geographic but do not refer to genetic subgroupings.
Within the Algonquian family, only Eastern Algonquian is a valid genealogical group.

Plains Algonquian languages

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Two other recognized groups of Algonquian languages, Plains Algonquian and Central Algonquian, are geographic but do not refer to genetic subgroupings.
Within the Algonquian family, only Eastern Algonquian constitutes a separate genetic subgroup.

Massachusett language

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Massachusett is in the Eastern branch of Algonquian languages, which comprises all the known Algonquian languages spoken from the Canadian Maritimes southward to the Carolinas.

Mohican language

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Mohican (also known as Mahican, not to be confused with Mohegan) is an extinct language of the Eastern Algonquian subgroup of the Algonquian language family, itself a member of the Algic language family.

Delaware languages

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The Delaware languages, also known as the Lenape languages, are Munsee and Unami, two closely related languages of the Eastern Algonquian subgroup of the Algonquian language family.

Munsee language

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Munsee (also known as Munsee Delaware, Delaware, Ontario Delaware) is an endangered language of the Eastern Algonquian subgroup of the Algonquian language family, itself a branch of the Algic language family.

Powhatan language

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Powhatan or Virginia Algonquian is an extinct language belonging to the Eastern Algonquian subgroup of the Algonquian languages.

Quiripi language

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Quiripi is considered to have been a member of the Eastern Algonquian branch of the Algonquian language family.

Unami language

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Unami is an Eastern Algonquian language.

Malecite-Passamaquoddy language

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Miꞌkmaq and Malecite-Passamaquoddy have appreciable numbers of speakers, but Western Abenaki and Delaware are each reported to have fewer than 10 speakers after 2000.

Massachusett phonology

Costa outlines three sound changes that are innovations uniquely assignable to Proto-Eastern Algonquian, and hence constitute evidence for the subgrouping (the asterisk denotes a reconstructed sound in the proto-language: (a) palatalization of Proto-Eastern-Algonquian (PEA) *k; (b) merger of PEA consonant clusters *hr and *hx; (c) shift of word-final PEA *r to š, all of which occur in Massachusett phonology.
The Massachusett language is an eastern branch Algonquian language within the Algic language family.

Algonquian peoples

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The Algonquians of New England (who spoke Eastern Algonquian) practiced a seasonal economy.

Proto-Algonquian language

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The Algonquian family, which is a branch of the larger Algic language family, is usually divided into three subgroups: Eastern Algonquian, which is a genetic subgroup, and Central Algonquian and Plains Algonquian, both of which are areal groupings.

Abenaki language

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Miꞌkmaq and Malecite-Passamaquoddy have appreciable numbers of speakers, but Western Abenaki and Delaware are each reported to have fewer than 10 speakers after 2000.

Mohegan-Pequot language

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The Maritimes

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Prior to European contact, Eastern Algonquian consisted of at least 17 languages, collectively occupying the Atlantic coast of North America and adjacent inland areas from what are now the Maritimes of Canada to North Carolina.

North Carolina

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Prior to European contact, Eastern Algonquian consisted of at least 17 languages, collectively occupying the Atlantic coast of North America and adjacent inland areas from what are now the Maritimes of Canada to North Carolina.