Indo-Portuguese creoles

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Indo-Portuguese Creole
Native to India, Sri Lanka
Native speakers
5,000 (2006)[1]
Portuguese Creole
  • Indo-Portuguese Creole
Language codes
ISO 639-3 idb
Glottolog indo1327[2]
indo1318  (bookkeeping code with extensive bibliography)[3]

The Indo-Portuguese creoles are the several creole languages of India and Sri Lanka which had a substantial Portuguese influence in grammar or lexicon, such as

The expression Indo-Portuguese may refer not only to the creoles but also to the ethnic groups speaking those languages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indo-Portuguese Creole at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Indo-Portuguesic". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Indo-Portuguese". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.