Saint Barthélemy

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[eng] Saint Barthelemy island: Gustavia port town on west coast. 100 in Saint Barthélemy (2011 SIL). Status: 7 (Shifting). Dialects: Gustavia English. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous. English with some creole influence.

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French
[fra] 6,750 in Saint Barthélemy (2011 SIL). Most Sous le Vent dialect users shifting to modern standard French. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1958, French Constitution, Article 2). Dialects: Sous le Vent (Saint Barthélemy Patois). Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French. Comments: Non-indigenous. Sous le Vent on the northwest end of the island is an archaic French similar to 17th century French.

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Saint Barthélemy Creole French
[gcf] Saint Barthelemy isaland: scattered throughout. 1,000 in Saint Barthélemy (2011 SIL). Status: 8a (Moribund). Classification: Creole, French based. Comments: Non-indigenous. There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal French of the educated.

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