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Extinct: no
Family: Austro-Asiatic
Branch: Mon-Khmer
Continent: Asia
Country: India
 
Region: Nicobar Islands, Katchal, Camorta, Nancowry, and Trinket islands.
Countries Where Spoken: 2,200 (1981), 800 Nancowry, 1,400 closely related dialects (1981 Radhakrishnan). 22,100 in all six Nicobarese languages (1981 Wurm and Hattori).
Countries Where Official: India
   
Native Speakers: 4,400
Speakers Total: 22,100
  
Phrasebase members who speak Nancowry at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Nancowry at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Nancowry: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Nancowry: 0
  
Three Letter Code: NCB
Alternative Names: NICOBAR
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Summary: Car, Chaura, Shom Peng, Southern Nicobarese, and Teressa are separate but closely related languages. Bible portions 1884-1890.
 

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