Spoken L1 Language: Chittagonian

Comments on subclassification

George A. Grierson 1903

AES status:
not endangered
Source:
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2023
Comment:
Chittagonian (ctg-ctg) = 3 (Wider communication). Used as a trade language under the Portuguese colonial administration in 1528. Widespread during the British period (1700–1947) with other speech communities migrating to Chittagong district and surrounding areas. Main domain is everyday communication.
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