Nauruan language

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Dorerin Naoero, Ekaiairũ Naoero
Native toNauru
Native speakers
(6,000, decreasing cited 1991)[1]
L2 speakers: perhaps 1,000? (1991)[2][3]
Official status
Official language in
Language codes
ISO 639-1na
ISO 639-2nau
ISO 639-3nau
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Nauruan (Dorerin Naoero) is a Micronesian language spoken in Nauru. It (along with English) is an official language of Nauru.

References[change | change source]

  1. Nauruan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Probably unreliable. The number is the difference of two population estimates, which may have used different criteria or were based on data from different dates.
  3. Nauruan language at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).