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Mokilese

A language of Micronesia

ISO 639-3mkj

Population  1,050 in Micronesia (1979 B. Bender). Fewer than 500 on Mokil Atoll. Population total all countries: 1,230.
Region  Mokil (Mwoakiloa) Atoll, east of Carolines, and Pohnpei Island. Also in United States.
Language map  Federated States of Micronesia
Alternate names   Mokil, Mwoakilese, Mwoakiloa
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 79% with Pingelapese [pif], 75% with Pohnapeian [pon].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, Micronesian, Micronesian Proper, Ponapeic-Trukic, Ponapeic
Language use  Vigorous. Also use Pohnapeian.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.

Also spoken in:

United States

Language name   Mokilese
Population  180 in United States (2000 census).