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Chamorro
[cha] 62,500 in Guam (Bender and Rehg 1991). Population total all countries: 94,700. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1974, Guam Code Annotated, Chapter 7, Section 706, amended). Alternate Names: Chamorru, Tjamoro Dialects: Chamorro, Rotanese Chamorro. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Chamorro Comments: Influence from Spanish [spa]. Christian.

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English
[eng] 58,000 in Guam (Crystal 2003). L2 users: 100,000 in Guam (Crystal 2003). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1974, Guam Code Annotated, Chapter 7, Section 706, amended), dominates in administration, education and media. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English Comments: United States military and dependents.

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