Morisyen

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A language of Mauritius

Alternate Names
Kreol, Kreole, Maurisyen, Mauritian, Mauritian Creole, Mauritius Creole French, Maurysen
Population

1,090,000 in Mauritius (2012 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 1,335,000 (as L1: 1,135,000; as L2: 200,000).

Language Status

5 (Developing). De facto language of national identity.

Dialects

Rodrigues Creole. More similar to French creoles of the Caribbean than to Réunion Creole (Baker 1972).

Language Use

Neutral attitudes. Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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