Spoken L1 Language: Kupang Malay

Comments on subclassification

Paauw, Scott H. 2009

AES status:
not endangered
Source:
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2020
Comment:
Malay, Kupang (mkn-mkn) = 3 (Wider communication). Derived from Malay. Language of wider communication used in spice trade in the city of Kupang and surrounding region in the 1640s. Lingua franca for interethnic communication in the region or in mixed marriages.
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