Guadeloupean Creole FrenchPrint
430,000 in Guadeloupe (2001). Population total all countries: 849,000.
Marie Galante islands.
6a (Vigorous). De facto language of national identity.
Marie Galante Creole French, St. Barth Creole French. All French creoles of the Caribbean are somewhat mutually inherently intelligible (Goodman 1964). Comprehension of Saint Lucia Creole [acf] is 89%.
There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal French of the educated.