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Afro-Seminole Creole

A language of United States

ISO 639-3afs

Population  Population total all countries: 200.
Region  Bracketville, Texas. Also in Mexico.
Language map  Southeastern United States of America
Alternate names   Afro-Seminole, Black Seminole, Seminole
Dialects  Texas Afro-Seminole, Mexico Afro-Seminole. Separated from coastal Sea Island Creole [gul] between 1690 and 1760. Similar to Sea Island Creole [gul] and Bahamas Creole [bah]. Lexical similarity: 90% with Sea Island Creole [gul].
Classification  Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Northern
Language use  None left in Oklahoma. Probably absorbed by Bahamian on Andros Island and by Spanish in Cuba. Also use English or Spanish.

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Language name   Afro-Seminole Creole
Population  200 in Mexico (1990).
Region  Coahuila, Nacimiento de los Negros.
Language map  Mexico, reference number 18
Alternate names  Afro-Seminol Criollo, Afro-Seminole
Dialects  Mexico Afro-Seminole.
Language use  Older adults in Nacimiento. Also use Spanish.
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