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Nancowry language

Nancowry
Muot
Nang-kauri[1]
Pronunciation
Native to Nicobar Islands, India
Region Nancowry Island (Muot)
Native speakers
ca. 3,000[2]  (2001 census)[3]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ncb (Central Nicobarese)
Glottolog nanc1247[4]

Nancowry (Nancoury, Nankwari) is a Nicobarese language spoken in the central Nicobar Islands. It is not mutually intelligible with the other Central Nicobarese languages.

References

  1. ^ Edward Horace Man, 1889, A dictionary of the central Nicobarese language
  2. ^ Approximately one third of the Central Nicobarese population of 10,100.
  3. ^ Nancowry at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  4. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Nancowry". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 


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