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There are nouns, verbs, postpositions, demonstratives, quantifiers, adverbs, clitics, exclamations, replies, classifiers, and instrumentals in the Haida language. Words for people, that would be considered nouns in English, are expressed by verbs in Haida. Jaada, Haida for Woman, is actually to be a woman. Morphology in Haida is mostly suffixing. Definitive articles in Haida have the suffix "aay". Haida also uses relational nouns, to define temporal-spatial coordinates. Syntax in Haida is always verb final.
Haida is a severely threatened language, with fewer than 40 fluent speakers worldwide.