Chamorro

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A language of Guam

Alternate Names
Chamorru, Tjamoro
Population

25,800 in Guam (2013 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 58,000.

Language Status

1 (National). Statutory national language (1974, Guam Code Annotated, Chapter 7, Section 706, amended).

Dialects

Chamorro, Rotanese Chamorro.

Typology

SVO, VSO.

Language Use

Gaining in importance. Taught at the University of Guam.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2007.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Influence from Spanish [spa]. Christian.

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