Malay, Cocos Islands

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A language of Australia

Alternate Names
Cocos, Kokos, Kukus
Population

1,000 in Australia (1987). 500 in Cocos Islands, 560 on Christmas Island (1987).

Location

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Territory; Christmas Island Territory.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use English [eng].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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