Ethnologue > Web version > Country index > Pacific > Micronesia > Pingelapese


A language of Micronesia

ISO 639-3pif

Population  2,500 in Micronesia. 500 on Pingelap, about 2,000 on Ponape. Population total all countries: 3,000.
Region  Pingelap and Ponape. Also in Guam, United States.
Language map  Federated States of Micronesia
Alternate names   Pingelap, Pingilapese
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 81% with Pohnpeian [pon], 79% with Mokilese [mkj].
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.
Contact us