Cree language

Cree
Native to Canada; United States ( Montana)
Ethnicity Cree
Native speakers
96,260, 27% of ethnic population (2016 census) [1]
(including MontagnaisNaskapi and Atikamekw)
Latin, Canadian Aboriginal syllabics ( Cree)
Official status
Official language in
Northwest Territories [2]
Recognised minority
language in
Language codes
ISO 639-1 cr
ISO 639-2 cre
ISO 639-3 creinclusive code
Individual codes:
crk –  Plains Cree
cwd –  Woods Cree
csw –  Swampy Cree
crm –  Moose Cree
crl –  Northern East Cree
crj –  Southern East Cree
nsk –  Naskapi
moe –  Montagnais
atj –  Atikamekw
Glottolog cree1271 [3]
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A rough map of Cree dialect areas
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Cree / [4] (also known as Cree– MontagnaisNaskapi) is a dialect continuum of Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories to Alberta to Labrador. If classified as one language, it is the aboriginal language with the highest number of speakers in Canada. [5] The only region where Cree has any official status is in the Northwest Territories, alongside eight other aboriginal languages. [6]

Names

Endonyms are Nēhiyawēwin ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ (Plains Cree), Nīhithawīwin (Woods Cree), Nehirâmowin (Atikamekw), Nehlueun (Western Montagnais, Piyekwâkamî dialect), Ilnu-Aimûn (Western Montagnais, Betsiamites dialect), Innu-Aimûn (Eastern Montagnais), Iyiniu-Ayamiwin (Southern East Cree), Iyiyiu-Ayamiwin (Northern East Cree), Ililîmowin (Moose Cree), Ininîmowin (Eastern Swampy Cree), and Nēhinawēwin (Western Swampy Cree).

Other Languages
беларуская: Кры (мова)
Boarisch: Kri-Sproch
brezhoneg: Krieg
čeština: Kríjština
español: Idioma cree
Esperanto: Kria lingvo
فارسی: زبان کری
Fiji Hindi: Cree language
français: Cri (langue)
Gaelg: Creeish
galego: Lingua cree
한국어: 크리어
hrvatski: Cree jezik
Bahasa Indonesia: Bahasa Cree
íslenska: Cree
italiano: Lingua cree
עברית: קרי (שפה)
коми: Кри (кыв)
latviešu: Krī valoda
lietuvių: Kri kalba
Nederlands: Cree (taal)
Nēhiyawēwin / ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ: ᐃᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᐎᓐ'
日本語: クリー語
norsk: Cree
occitan: Cree (lenga)
polski: Język kri
português: Língua cree
Runa Simi: Kri simi
русский: Кри (языки)
Simple English: Cree language
suomi: Cree
svenska: Cree (språk)
Tagalog: Wikang Cree
தமிழ்: கிறீ மொழி
Türkçe: Krice
українська: Крі (мова)
Tiếng Việt: Tiếng Cree
中文: 克里语