Marshallese leid

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Marshallese
Ebon[1]
(new orthografie) Kajin M̧ajeļ
(auld orthografie) Kajin Majōl
Native tae Marshall Islands
Native speakers
(55,000 citit 1979)[2]
Austronesian
Laitin (Marshallese alphabet)
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Marshall Islands (wi Inglis)
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 mh
ISO 639-2 mah
ISO 639-3 mah
Glottolog mars1254[3]

The Marshallese leid (Marshallese: new orthografie Kajin M̧ajeļ or auld orthografie Kajin Majōl, [kɑ͡æzʲinʲ(e͡ɤ) mˠɑɑ̯zʲɛ͡ʌɫ]), an aa kent as Ebon, is a Malayo-Polynesie leid spoken in the Marshall Islands bi aboot 44,000 fowk, an the principal leid o the kintra. Thare are twa major dialects: Rālik (wastren) an Ratak (eastren).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Marshallese". SIL International. n.d. Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  2. Marshallese at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Marshallese". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.