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Uruguay

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German, Standard
[deu] Montevideo and Paysandú departments. 27,000 (2013). Ethnic population: 40,000 (2017). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Alemán, Deutsch. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Portuguese
[por] 24,000 (2013). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Portuñol, Portugués del Uruguay, Portunhol, Uruguayan Portuguese. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Portuguese-Galician. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Spanish
[spa] 3,347,800 in Uruguay, all users. L1 users: 3,270,000 (2013). L2 users: 77,800 (2012). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Alternate Names: Español. Dialects: Rioplatense, Lunfardo. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Uruguayan Sign Language
[ugy] Scattered. 7,000 (Belloso 2009). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: LSU, Lengua de Señas Uruguaya. Classification: Sign language.

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Yiddish, Eastern
[ydd] Scattered. Status: 5 (Dispersed). Dialects: Northeastern Yiddish (Litvish). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, Yiddish. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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