Mauritian Creole

The creole language spoken in Mauritius, stemming from French, with some vocabulary from diverse sources such as English and Portuguese.

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  • Mauritian Creole — Kreol Morisien Spoken in  Mauritius Native speakers 1.2 million  (date missing …   Wikipedia

  • Mauritian Creole — ▪ language also called  Morisyen        French based vernacular language spoken in Mauritius, a small island in the southwestern Indian Ocean, about 500 miles (800 km) east of Madagascar. The language developed in the 18th century from contact… …   Universalium

  • Mauritian Creole people — are the people of African and Malagasy origin who live in Mauritius. However, the Creole people today also includes minorities of people that have both African and Malagasy origins with Indian, Chinese, French and/or British backgrounds. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Creole — may refer to: Languages A Creole language is a stable, full fledged language that originated from a pidgin or combination of other languages. Creole languages subgroups may include: Arabic based creole languages Dutch based creole languages… …   Wikipedia

  • Mauritian — may refer to: Something of, from, or related to Mauritius, an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar A person from Mauritius, or of Mauritian descent.… …   Wikipedia

  • Creole peoples — This article is about the peoples. For the languages, see Creole languages. For other meanings, see Creole (disambiguation). The term Creole and its cognates in other languages such as crioulo, criollo, créole, kriolu, criol, kreyol, kreol,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mauritian — 1. adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture. One of the official languages of Mauritius is Mauritian Creole. 2. noun a) A person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent. Like the Irish, the… …   Wiktionary

  • Mauritian British — group = Mauritian British Anglais mauriciens flagicon|Mauritius flagicon|UK caption = poptime = 27,078 Mauritian Born (2001) [http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/18/23/34792376.xls Place of birth data collated by OECD based on 2001 UK Census] ]… …   Wikipedia

  • creole languages — ▪ linguistics Introduction       vernacular languages that developed in colonial European plantation settlements in the 17th and 18th centuries as a result of contact between groups that spoke mutually unintelligible languages. Creole languages… …   Universalium

  • Mauritian rupee — roupie mauricienne (French) ISO 4217 code MUR User(s) …   Wikipedia

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