Sri Lanka Malay


  • Language: Sri Lanka Malay
  • Alternate names: Sri Lankan Creole Malay, Melayu Bahasa, Java Jati, Sri Lankan Malay, Melayu, Sri Lanka pe Melayu, Java, Ja basawa, Java mozhi
  • Language code: sci
  • Language family: Creole, Malay based (SIL classification)
  • Creole language
  • Number of speakers:
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Malay vocabulary with grammatical structure based on Sri Lankan Moor Tamil. Muslim, traditional religion.

    Restructured vernacular of Malay base spoken by at least five different communities in Sri Lanka; influenced by Tamil and Sinhala.