Macanese

A language of China

ISO 639-3: mzs
 

Population 4,000 (1977 Voegelin and Voegelin). Ethnic population: 8,500 (1985).
Region Hong Kong. Possibly in USA.
Alternate names   Macao Creole Portuguese, Macaense
Classification Creole, Portuguese based
Language use

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A small number of older adult women in Macau speak it as first language (1996).