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Palauan

A language of Palau

ISO 639-3pau

Population  14,800 in Palau (2000). Population total all countries: 17,140.
Region  Palau Islands. Also in Guam, United States.
Language map  Palau
Alternate names   Belauan, Palau
Dialects  Little dialect variation.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Palauan
Language use  Official language in all states except Sonsorol, Tobi, Angaur. Vigorous.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1964.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SVO. Agriculturalists: taro, cassava; fishermen; government workers; merchants.
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