Spoken L1 Language: Morisyen

Comments on subclassification

Baker, Philip and Corne, Chris 1982

AES status:
not endangered
Source:
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2020
Comment:
Morisyen (mfe-mfe) = 3 (Wider communication). De facto language of national identity. Originated in 1721 in the colonial society in Bourbon and brought to Mauritius. Lingua franca between freed slaves, Indian and Chinese immigrants.
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