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

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English
[eng] 98,000 in U.S. Virgin Islands (Crystal 2003). L2 users: 15,000 in U.S. Virgin Islands (Crystal 2003). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English

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Negerhollands
[dcr] Formerly in Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Saint John, Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands. No known L1 speakers. L2 users: May be some remaining L2 speakers. Status: 10 (Extinct). Alternate Names: Dutch Creole Classification: Creole, Dutch based

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Virgin Islands Creole English
[vic] 52,300 in U.S. Virgin Islands (1980). Population total all countries: 76,500. Status: 6a (Vigorous). De facto language of national identity. Dialects: Cruzan. St. Croix, St. Eustatius, St. John, and Saba are most similar. Post-creole English (Alleyne 1985). Classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern

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