Xiri language

Xiri, in Afrikaans " Griqua ", spoken by the ethnic group of the Xirigowap, is a Khoisansprache South Africa. It belongs to the family of Kwadi - Khoe languages ​​, namely the subclass of the South Khoekhoe. Xiri is related to the language Khoekhoegowab. Formerly Xiri was spoken on the coast of South Africa from Namibia to Lesotho, but is now regarded language as moribund. Estimates vary on the number of ( mostly older ) speaker between 90 and 190