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Arabic, Standard
[arb] Widespread. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2001, Constitution, Article 1). Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Comorian, Mwali
[wlc] Moheli Autonomous Island. L1 users: 40,000 (2015 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 41,500. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Statutory language of provincial identity in Moheli Island (2002, Constitution, Article 1). Alternate Names: Mohélien, Mwali, Shimwali. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, G, Swahili (G.44). Comments: Muslim.

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Comorian, Ndzwani
[wni] Anjouan Autonomous Island. L1 users: 337,000 (2015 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 348,000. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Statutory language of provincial identity in Anjouan Island (2002, Constitution, Article 1). Alternate Names: Hinzua, Njuani. Autonym: Shindzwani. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, G, Swahili (G.44). Comments: Muslim.

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Comorian, Ngazidja
[zdj] Grande Comore Autonomous Island. L1 users: 384,000 (2015 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 396,000. Status: 5 (Developing). Statutory language of provincial identity in Grande Comore (2002, Constitution, Article 1). Alternate Names: Ngazidja, Ngazija, Shingazidja. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, G, Swahili (G.44). Comments: Muslim.

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French
[fra] 188,600 in Comoros, all users. L1 users: 1,600 (2015 J. Leclerc). L2 users: 187,000 (2013). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2001, Constitution, Article 1). Alternate Names: Français. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French. Comments: Non-indigenous. Language of all formal education except Koranic.

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Malagasy
[plt] L1 users: 1,900 (2015 J. Leclerc). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Ambaniandro, Borizany, Hova, Malagasy fiteny, Malgache, Teny ofisialy. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Greater Barito, East, Malagasy. Comments: Non-indigenous. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.

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