Saint Kitts and Nevis

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

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English
[eng] 200 in Saint Kitts and Nevis (2004). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English Comments: When Creole languages exist alongside their lexifier language, as in St. Kitts and Nevis, 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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Saint Kitts Creole English
[aig] Widespread. 39,000 in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: Kittitian Creole English, Leeward Caribbean Creole English Dialects: Nevis Creole English. Classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern Comments: There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal English of the educated.

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