Mauritian Creole

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Mauritian Creole
kreol, créole
Native toMauritius
Native speakers
800,000 (2005)[1]
Dialects
Language codes
ISO 639-3mfe
Glottologmori1278[2]
Linguasphere51-AAC-cec (to 51-AAC-cee)

Mauritian Creole is a French-based creole language. It is spoken in Mauritius. It is not an official language but is well known among the Mauritian people. It is mostly French with a few non-French words. Mauritian Creole is spoken in over 65% of Mauritius.

  1. Mauritian Creole at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Morisyen". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.