Oorlams Creole

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Oorlans
Native toSouth Africa
Native speakers
32,000 (2006)[1]
Afrikaans creole?
  • Oorlans
Language codes
ISO 639-3oor
Glottologoorl1238

Oorlams (also: Oorlands, Oorlans) is a dialect of Afrikaans spoken in the Republic of South Africa and Namibia, by the Oorlam people.

It is considered to be either an Afrikaans-based creole language or a dialect of Afrikaans proper.

Oorlams has many elements from Khoi languages.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oorlans at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)