Pingelapese

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A language of Micronesia

Alternate Names
Pingelap, Pingilapese
Population

2,500 in Micronesia. 500 on Pingelap, about 2,000 on Ponape. Population total all countries: 3,000.

Location

Pingelap and Ponape. Also in Guam, United States.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 81% with Pohnpeian [pon], 79% with Mokilese [mkj].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Pohnapeian [pon].

Writing
Latin script.