Mixed Great Andamanese


  • Language: Mixed Great Andamanese
  • Alternate names: Present Great Andamanese, Jeru, Andamanese, Great Andamanese
  • Language code: gac
  • Language family: Andamanese, Great Andamanese (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 7
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    Mixed Greater Andamanese is used only as a code language in front of outsiders.The seven existing speakers use it occasionally among themselves in day-to-day speech. Other languages in the Central Andamanese group have no remaining speakers. Great Andamanese is a Scheduled Tribe.

    Mixed Great Andamanese is not technically a "mixed" language in the traditional technical sense. However, "mixed" is included in its name as it is the result of the amalgamation of features from several different varieties.