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Native Speakers Worldwide

a few

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Language Information By Source

Africa
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Critically Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

a few

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

No data

Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Young adult speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

All

More about speakers

"There may be a few elderly speakers left."

Year of info

2007

Location and Context

Countries

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Coordinates

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Location description

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Government support

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Institutional support

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Speakers’s attitudes

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Standard orthography

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

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Other languages used

Mandinka

Domains of other languages

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

400-420

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

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Child speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Year of info

1992

Location and Context

Countries

Senegal; Guinea-Bissau

Coordinates

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Location description

Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; near Felupe. "Welmers (1971) suggests Portuguese Guinea, i.e. Guinea Bissau as area of distribution."

Government support

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Standard orthography

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; near Felupe. "Welmers (1971) suggests Portuguese Guinea, i.e. Guinea Bissau as area of distribution."

More on writing systems

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Other languages used

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Domains of other languages

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More on context

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

650

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

No data

Transmission

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Speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Young adult speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2010

Location and Context

Countries

No data

Coordinates

12.2702,-16.1553

Location description

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Government support

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Other writing systems

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Other languages used

No data

Domains of other languages

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More on context

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

690

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

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Child speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Year of info

2009

Location and Context

Countries

Guinea-Bissau;

Coordinates

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Location description

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Government support

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

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Other languages used

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

500-1,000

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Year of info

2006

Location and Context

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Other languages used

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Domains of other languages

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More on context

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

650

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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