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Extinct: no
Family: Malayo-Polynesian
Branch: Micronesian
Continent: Australia
Country: Micronesia
Region: Chuuk Lagoon, Caroline Islands, some on Ponape. Also spoken in Guam.
Countries Where Spoken: 38,341 (1989 census). 45,000 including second language users (1991 UBS). Population total both countries 38,341.
Countries Where Official: Micronesia
Native Speakers: 38,341
Speakers Total: 38,341
Phrasebase members who speak Trukese at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Trukese at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Trukese: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Trukese: 0
Three Letter Code: TRU
Summary: Mortlockese has 80% to 85% lexical similarity with Chuuk, 81% with Puluwat, 79% with Satawal, 78% with Carolinian, 75% with Woleaian, 67% with Ulithi. Active language use. National language. Dictionary. Grammar. Island. Agriculturalists, copra production. Bible 1989, in press (1998).

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