Jejueo

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A language of Korea, South

Alternate Names
Cheju, Chejumal, Cheycwu, Cheycwumal, Jeju, Jejumal
Population

5,000 (2014 W. O’Grady).

Location

Jeju province: Jeju island.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Home. Mostly elderly speakers. Also use Korean [kor].

Language Development
Jejueo is being taught as an extra-curricular activity, although the school plans eventually to incorporate it into the regular curriculum. Literature. Newspapers. Periodicals. Radio.
Writing

Hangul script [Hang].

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