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Satawalese

A language of Micronesia

ISO 639-3stw

Population  460 (1987 Yap census).
Region  Satawal Island, Carolines.
Language map  Federated States of Micronesia
Dialects  60% intelligibility with Ulithian [uli] and Woleaian [woe]. Lexical similarity: 95% with Carolinian [cal], 88% with Woleaian and Puluwatese [puw], 82% with Mortlockese [mrl], 79% with Chuukese [chk], 77% with Ulithian.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, Micronesian, Micronesian Proper, Ponapeic-Trukic, Trukic
Language use  Vigorous.
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