Osage is language a Siouan language with between 15 and 20
mainly elderly speakers in Oklahoma. The language has been in decline
since the early 20th century, however the Osage Nation is
currently trying to revive and revitalise it. There are
some 300 people currently studying the language, including
five advanced learners.
Osage has been written with various spelling systems based
on the Latin alphabet, and the alphabet shown below.
Type of writing system: alphabet
Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines