Central Nicobarese languages

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Central Nicobarese
Camorta, Nancowry, Katchal, & Trinket Islands
Linguistic classification Austroasiatic
ISO 639-3 ncb
Glottolog cent1990[1]

Central Nicobarese is a group of Nicobarese languages spoken by 10,000 people (as of the 2001 census) on the Nicobar Islands. The varieties spoken on the various islands apart from Trinket are not mutually intelligible, and are considered separate languages:


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Central Nicobarese". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.