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French
[fra] 9,000 in Martinique (2004). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1958, French Constitution, Article 2). Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French Comments: When Creole languages exist alongside their lexifier language, as in Martinique, a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the lexifier language. It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers.

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French Sign Language
[fsl] Status: 6a (Vigorous). Classification: Deaf sign language

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Martiniquan Creole French
[gcf] 418,000 in Martinique (2001). Status: 6a (Vigorous). De facto language of national identity. Alternate Names: Patois, Patwa Classification: Creole, French based Comments: There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal French of the educated.

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