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[aka Macao Creole Portuguese, Macaense, Macanese]

Classification: Pidgin or Creole


critically endangered

Language metadata

Macao Creole Portuguese, Macaense, Macanese, Maquista, Makista, 澳門土生葡語

Pidgin or Creole, Portuguese based

Latin scripts

ISO 639-3


As csv

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derived from Kristang, the Portuguese creole of Malacca

Language information by source


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