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Dutch
[nld] 11,400 in Curacao (2011 SIL). Status: 3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian

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English
[eng] 4,100 in Curacao (2011 SIL). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English

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Papiamentu
[pap] Also in Aruba (Papiamento), Caribbean Netherlands, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands. 115,000 in Curacao (2011 SIL). Population total all countries: 263,200. Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Alternate Names: Curaçoleño, Curassese, Papiamen, Papiamento, Papiamentoe Dialects: Becoming more like Spanish [spa], which is prestigious. Papiamentu is genetically related to Kabuverdianu [kea] and Crioulo (Guinea-Bissau) [pov] (Jacobs 2009). Classification: Creole, Iberian based Comments: Christian.

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Sign Language of the Netherlands
[dse] Status: 6a (Vigorous). Classification: Deaf sign language

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Spanish
[spa] 5,700 in Curacao (2011 SIL). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian

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