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American Sign Language
[ase] Scattered. Population: 290 in Barbados (2011 J. Parks and L. Parks). Status: 5* (Developing). Alternate Names: ASL. Classification: Sign language.

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Bajan
[bjs] Widespread. Population: 256,000 (1999 World Bank). Status: 6a* (Vigorous). De facto language of national identity. Alternate Names: Barbadian Creole English. Dialects: None known. Less than 20 lexical items traceable to African origin. Shares lexical features with Caribbean creoles. Classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern.

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English
[eng] Population: 275,000 in Barbados, all users. L1 users: 262,000 in Barbados (Crystal 2003a). L2 users: 13,000 (Crystal 2003a). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English.

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