Language of the Day for 21 April 2013

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Okinawan, Central [ryu]

A language of
Japan
Population
984,000 (2000). Ethnic population: 1,200,000 (2000 Yukio Uemura).
Status
7 (Shifting).
Language Use
Mainly adults. Also use Japanese [jpn].
Language Development
Dictionary. Bible portions: 1855–1858.