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Tanapag

A language of Northern Mariana Islands

ISO 639-3tpv

Population  4,400 (2004).
Region  West central coast of Saipan, Tanapag community.
Language map  Guam and North Mariana Islands
Alternate names   Northern Carolinian, Tallabwog
Dialects  Similar to Namonuito [nmt] of Micronesia.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, Micronesian, Micronesian Proper, Ponapeic-Trukic, Trukic
Language use  Mainly older adults. Language promotion efforts. Also use some English or Chamorro [cha].
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