Pohnpeian language


Pohnpeian language

Infobox Language
name=Pohnpeian
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states=Micronesia
region=Pohnpei
speakers=29,000
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iso2=pon
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iso2t=
iso3=pon
familycolor=Austronesian
fam1=Austronesian
fam2=Malayo-Polynesian
fam3=Nuclear MP
fam4=Central-Eastern MP
fam5=Eastern MP
fam6=Oceanic
fam7=Central-Eastern
fam8=Micronesian
fam9=Micronesian Proper
fam10=Ponapeic-Trukic
fam11=Ponapeic
script=Latin alphabet
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Pohnpeian or Ponapean is a Micronesian language of the Ponapeic-Trukic subfamily. It is spoken mostly on the island of Pohnpei and the Caroline Islands. [cite web
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title = Ethnologue Report
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publisher = Ethnologue
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url = http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=pon
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accessdate = 2008-05-20
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