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Kabuverdianu

Language Data

  • Alternate names: "Badiu", Caboverdiano, Criol, Crioulo, Kriol, Krioulo, Krioulu, "Sampadjudu"
  • Scriptures published: Portions (1936--2009)
    FCBH () See above
    text online See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Cape Verdeans who can read Portuguese [por] are able to read Kabuverdianu, with a little effort to adjust to a few differences between the Portuguese orthography and the official Kabuverdianu orthography. Taught in primary schools. Taught in secondary schools
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Cape Verde
  • Region: Kabuverdianu-Sotaventu is spoken on Santiago, Maio, Fogo, and Brava islands; Kabuverdianu-Barlavente is spoken on Santo Antão, São Vicente, São Nicolau, Sal, and Boa Vista islands
  • Also used in:
  • Religion: Christian
  • Status: Statutory language of national identity in Cape Verde Islands
  • Number of users: 1,202,000
  • Vitality: Educational

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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