Nicobarese, Car

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Car, Pu
Population

37,000 (2005).

Location

North Nicobar Islands, Car island.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 46% for Scheduled Tribes in Nicobar District. 72% for Nicobar (2001 census). Dictionary. Bible: 1969.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Lingua franca for Nicobar Islands. Christian.