Malaccan Creole MalayPrint
Ethnic population: 300.
Melaka: Gajah Berang and Kampung Tujung on Malacca straits.
None known. May be historically related to Sri Lankan Creole Malay [sci].
Spoken since the 16th century by descendants of Tamil merchants who intermarried with other groups. Speakers are called Chitties (Lim 1981, Holm 1989).