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Indo-Portuguese Creole
Native to India, Sri Lanka
Native speakers 5,000  (2006)
Language family
Portuguese Creole
  • Indo-Portuguese Creole
Language codes
ISO 639-3 idb
Linguist List

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.


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