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American Sign Language
[ase] Near one of 2 deaf schools and larger cities. Status: 5 (Developing). Classification: Deaf sign language Comments: Christian.

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English
[eng] 750 in Grenada (2004). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Dialects: Grenadian English. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English Comments: When Creole languages exist alongside their lexifier language, as in Grenada, a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the lexifier language. In such situations, a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the acrolect. It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers. Post-creole English with French Creole influences (Alleyne 1985).

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Grenadian Creole English
[gcl] 89,200 (2001). Status: 6a (Vigorous). De facto language of national identity. Dialects: Carriacou Creole English. Reportedly most similar to Trinidad [trf] and Barbados [bjs]. Classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern Comments: Creole languages typically exist alongside their lexifier language. In such situations, a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the acrolect. It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers.

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Grenadian Creole French
[acf] Carriacou island. Grenada island, north, scattered, mainly rural. 2,300 in Grenada (2004), decreasing. 0 monolinguals. Status: 6b (Threatened). Alternate Names: Lesser Antillean Creole French, Patois, Patwa Classification: Creole, French based Comments: The same as, or similar to, that spoken in Saint Lucia (Alleyne n.d.). Christian.

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