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  • Grenada - Languages | Ethnologue
    the acrolect It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers Post creole English with French Creole influences Alleyne 1985 More Information Grenadian Creole English gcl 89 200 2001 Status 6a Vigorous De facto language of national identity Dialects Carriacou Creole English Reportedly most similar to Trinidad trf and Barbados bjs Classification Creole English based Atlantic Eastern Southern Comments Creole languages typically exist alongside their lexifier language In such situations a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the acrolect It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers More Information Grenadian Creole French acf Carriacou island Grenada island north scattered mainly rural 2 300 in Grenada 2004 decreasing 0 monolinguals Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Lesser Antillean Creole French Patois Patwa Classification Creole French based Comments The same as or similar to that spoken in Saint Lucia Alleyne n d Christian More Information Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products

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  • Grenada - Status | Ethnologue
    monolinguals Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition

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  • Guadeloupe - Languages | Ethnologue
    French Comments Local variety is similar to Cajun French frc of the United States More Information French Sign Language fsl Scattered Status 6a Vigorous Classification Deaf sign language More Information Guadeloupean Creole French gcf Marie Galante islands 430 000 in Guadeloupe 2001 Population total all countries 849 000 Status 6a Vigorous De facto language of national identity Alternate Names Kreyol Patois Patwa Dialects Marie Galante Creole French St Barth Creole French All French creoles of the Caribbean are somewhat mutually inherently intelligible Goodman 1964 Comprehension of Saint Lucia Creole acf is 89 Classification Creole French based Comments There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal French of the educated More Information Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource ISO 639 3 Contact SIL International Publications 7500

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  • Guadeloupe - Status | Ethnologue
    countries 849 000 Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition

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  • Guatemala - Languages | Ethnologue
    religion Christian More Information Kaqchikel K iche Mixed Language ckz Sacatepéquez Department Santiago Santa María Cauque villages 2 000 1998 SIL Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Cauque Mixed Language Dialects None known Came from the K iche area in the colonial period Older speakers show a base of K iche Classification Mixed language Cakchiquel Quiché More Information K iche quc Central highlands El Quiché Department Joyabaj Chichicastenango Chiché and San Andrés Sajcabajá municipalities most of Totonicapán Department southern El Quiché eastern Sololá eastern Quetzaltenango and northern Retalhuleu departments Suchitepéquez Department southwest of Lake Atitlán to the north some communities in Huehuetenango and Baja Verapaz departments 2 330 000 300 000 monolinguals Status 4 Educational Recognized language 2003 National Languages Act Decree No 19 Alternate Names Central K iche Central Quiché Chiquel Qach abel Quiché Dialects Cunén Kiché Eastern Kiché Joyabaj Kiché San Andrés Kiché West Central Kiché Classification Mayan Yucatecan Core Mayan K ichean Mamean K ichean Poqom K ichean Core K ichean Comments Traditional religion Christian More Information Mam mam Western Huehuetenango Department San Sebastián and other towns San Marcos Department 17 towns Quetzaltenango Department 9 towns Retalhuleu Department 1 town Western Ostuncalco area San Juan Ostuncalco San Martín Sacatepéquez and other towns San Marcos Department Tajumulco and Ixchiguán western San Marcos Department rural areas west of Tacaná western Guatemala border and in Sibinal and Tectitán Dialects in San Miguel Ixtahuacán 18 000 and Concepción Tutapa 30 000 530 000 in Guatemala 1991 2000 Population total all countries 537 980 Status 4 Educational Recognized language 2003 National Languages Act Decree No 19 Alternate Names Huehuetenango Mam Dialects Central Mam Comitancillo Mam Mam Marquense Mam Occidental San Marcos Comitancillas Mam Western Mam Southern Mam Mam Quetzalteco Ostuncalco Mam Quetzaltenango Mam San Juan Ostuncalco Mam Tacanec Mamé Tacaná Mam Tiló Western Mam Tajumulco Mam Todos Santos Cuchumatán Mam Todos Santos Mam Tacanec is the most distinctive of all the Mam varieties Lexical similarity 77 between Tajumulco and Comitancillo dialects Classification Mayan Yucatecan Core Mayan K ichean Mamean Mamean Teco Mam More Information Maya Mopán mop Far southeastern Petén Department 2 enclaves along road to Lake Peten Itza west of Belize border one between Dolores and Poptun and the other near San Luis 5 000 in Guatemala Adelaar 2007 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Maya Mopán Mopane Classification Mayan Yucatecan Core Mayan Yucatecan Mopan Itzá More Information Poqomam poc East Jalapa Department San Luis Jilotepeque into northwest Chiquimula Department 2 enclaves in Guatemala Department first northeast of Guatemala City Chinautla second 20 km southwest of Guatemala City mostly extending into Escuintla Department 49 000 in Guatemala 1990 1991 SIL Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Pocomán Pokomam Dialects Central Poqomam Eastern Poqomam Southern Poqomam Palín Pocomam Classification Mayan Yucatecan Core Mayan K ichean Mamean K ichean Poqom K ichean Poqom Poqomam More Information Poqomchi poh Southwestern Alta Verapaz Department San Cristobal Verapaz area southern El Quiché Department eastward from Uspantan Baja Verapaz Department notheast of Salama 92 200 1998 2000 Status 4 Educational

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  • Guatemala - Status | Ethnologue
    Educational 92 200 1998 2000 Q eqchi kek 4 Educational Recognized language 2003 National Languages Act Decree No 19 800 000 in Guatemala 2009 SIL increasing Population total all countries 823 500 Tz utujil tzj 4 Educational 83 800 1990 1998 SIL increasing 17 000 monolinguals 5 Developing Achi acr 5 Developing 85 600 Ch orti caa 5 Developing 30 000 in Guatemala 2000 J Lubeck Population total all countries 30 010 Chuj cac 5 Developing 41 600 in Guatemala 1991 SIL Population total all countries 43 370 Garifuna cab 5 Developing 16 700 in Guatemala Jakalteko jac 5 Developing 9 000 in Guatemala 1990 SIL Population total all countries 9 500 Maya Mopán mop 5 Developing 5 000 in Guatemala Adelaar 2007 Poqomam poc 5 Developing 49 000 in Guatemala 1990 1991 SIL Q anjob al kjb 5 Developing 77 700 in Guatemala 1998 Tektiteko ttc 5 Developing 4 900 in Guatemala 2002 Population total all countries 4 970 Uspanteko usp 5 Developing 2 000 2013 Language Museum 6a Vigorous Guatemalan Sign Language gsm 6a Vigorous 6b Threatened Sipakapense qum 6b Threatened 8 000 2000 SIL increasing Ethnic population 12 000 2000 E Kindberg 7 Shifting Kaqchikel K iche Mixed Language ckz 7 Shifting 2 000 1998 SIL Sakapulteko quv 7 Shifting 15 000 2006 M Schwartz 8b Nearly extinct Itza itz 8b Nearly extinct 12 1986 SIL Ethnic population 1 800 2001 9 Dormant Chicomuceltec cob 9 Dormant No known L1 speakers in Guatemala Ethnic population 100 1982 GRN 10 Extinct Xinca xin 10 Extinct No known L1 speakers Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Guatemala An Ethnologue Country Report 32 pp 9 95 Language Map of Guatemala License for single academic use of a high resolution watermark free map 24 95

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  • Guyana - Languages | Ethnologue
    in Guyana a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the lexifier language It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers More Information Guyanese Creole English gyn Widespread Possibly in French Guiana 650 000 in Guyana 250 000 Blacks and 400 000 Hindustanis Population total all countries 700 000 Status 5 Developing De facto language of national identity Alternate Names Creolese Guyanese Creole Dialects Afro Guyanese Creole Indo Guyanese Creole Rupununi Most similar to creoles of Saint Vincent and Tobago Holbrook Rupununi dialect may be a separate language Rupununi claim they are not mutually inherently intelligible Classification Creole English based Atlantic Eastern Southern Comments There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal English of the educated More Information Hindustani Sarnami hns Barima Waini and Pomeroon Supenaam regions Ethnic population 539 000 Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Aili Gaili Caribbean Hindustani Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Eastern zone Bihari Comments Hindu More Information Macushi mbc Potaro Siparuni Upper Takutu Upper Essequibo regions Southwest border area Rupununi north savannahs 20 small settlements up to Pakaraima mountain foothills 930 in Guyana 2001 FUNASA Ethnic population 7 750 Crevels 2007 Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Macusi Macussi Makushi Makusi Makuxi Teueia Teweya Classification Cariban North Amazonian Pemón Pemón proper More Information Mapidian mpw Upper Takutu Upper Essequibo region No known L1 speakers in Guyana Status 10 Extinct Alternate Names Maiopitian Maopityan Classification Maipurean Northern Maritime Wapixana Comments Most if not all moved to Brazil in the 1960s No remaining speakers in Guyana More Information Mawayana mzx Upper Takutu Upper Essequibo region Southwest Guyana living with the Waiwai waw language group 50 in Guyana 1986 C Howard Population total all countries 60 Status 8b Nearly extinct Alternate Names Mahuayana Dialects None known No semantic similarity with and not related to Wapishana wap Atorada aox or Mapidian mpw 2002 R Hicks Classification Maipurean Unclassified Comments Traditional religion Christian More Information Patamona pbc Potaro Siparuni Upper Takutu Upper Essequibo regions West central upland savanna in Pakaraima mountains about 13 villages 4 700 in Guyana Forte 1990 Ethnic population 5 000 2000 J Forte Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Eremagok Ingariko Kapon Dialects Reportedly similar to Macushi mbc but not inherently intelligible Marginally intelligible of the Arecuna dialect of Pemon aoc Reportedly most similar to Akawaio ake but vocabulary differences and language attitudes separate them Classification Cariban North Amazonian Pemón Pemón proper Kapong Comments The Akawaio ake are less acculturated than Patamona Ingariko is the Macushi term for bush people More Information Pemon aoc Cuyuni Mazaruni region Upland savannah Paruima Kaikan 480 in Guyana Forte 1990 Ethnic population 500 Crevels 2007 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Pemong Dialects Arecuna Arekuna Aricuna Jaricuna Camaracoto Taurepan Taulipang Classification Cariban North Amazonian Pemón Pemón proper More Information Skepi Creole Dutch skw Essequibo Islands West Demerara Region No known L1 speakers Status 10 Extinct Dialects Essequibo Not inherently intelligible with Berbice Creole Dutch brc or the Rupununi dialect of Guyanese

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  • Guyana - Status | Ethnologue
    population 3 000 2000 J Forte The ethnic group represents 6 of the Amerindians in Guyana Patamona pbc 6b Threatened 4 700 in Guyana Forte 1990 Ethnic population 5 000 2000 J Forte Pemon aoc 6b Threatened 480 in Guyana Forte 1990 Ethnic population 500 Crevels 2007 Wapishana wap 6b Threatened 6 000 in Guyana 2000 J Forte Population total all countries 12 500 Ethnic population 6 900 Crevels 2007 7 Shifting Hindustani Sarnami hns 7 Shifting Ethnic population 539 000 Macushi mbc 7 Shifting 930 in Guyana 2001 FUNASA Ethnic population 7 750 Crevels 2007 8a Moribund Arawak arw 8a Moribund 1 500 in Guyana Forte 1990 Ethnic population 15 500 The ethnic group represents 33 of the Amerindians in Guyana Atorada aox 8a Moribund Few in Guyana Waiwai waw 8a Moribund 200 in Guyana Forte 1990 Ethnic population 240 Crevels 2007 Warao wba 8a Moribund Few speakers Forte 1990 Ethnic population 5 000 2000 J Forte 8b Nearly extinct Mawayana mzx 8b Nearly extinct 50 in Guyana 1986 C Howard Population total all countries 60 10 Extinct Berbice Creole Dutch brc 10 Extinct No known L1 speakers 2011 SIL 15 with limited competence Holm 1989 Mapidian mpw 10 Extinct No known L1 speakers in Guyana Skepi Creole Dutch skw 10 Extinct No known L1 speakers Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Guyana An Ethnologue Country Report 25 pp 9 95 Language Map of Guyana License for single academic use of a high resolution watermark free map 24 95 Browse all products Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue

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