Andaman Creole Hindi

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Andaman Creole Hindi
Native to India
Region Andaman Islands
Native speakers
10,000  (1994)[1]
Hindustani-based creole
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hca
Glottolog anda1280[2]

Andaman Creole Hindi is a trade language of the Andaman Islands, spoken as a native language especially in Port Blair and villages to the south. Singh (1994) describes it as a creolization of Hindustani, Bengali, and Malayalam.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Andaman Creole Hindi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Andaman Creole Hindi". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.