Chavacano, Zamboangueño

Language name and Autonym:
Chabakano Zamboangueño
Location:
Mindanao – Zamboanga, Basilan, Kabasalan, Siay, Margosatubig, Ipil, Malangas, Lapuyan, Buug, Tungawa, Alicia, Isabela, Lamitan, Maluso, Malamawi
Family:
Creole, Spanish Based
Approximate Number of Speakers:
155,000 (Holm 1989)
Status:
Stable

 

 

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