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Oriental languages in Mauritius

T. Ammigan

Oriental languages in Mauritius

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Published by T. Ammigan in Saint Pierre .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese language -- Mauritius,
  • India -- Languages.,
  • Mauritius -- Languages

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT. Ammigan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3166L3 A55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77, [6] p.
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18840493M

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It is out of wisdom that they understood that one cannot be divorced. 14+ [Hand Picked] Popular Books On Mauritius Discover the list of some best books written on Mauritius by popular award winning authors. These book on topic Mauritius highly popular among the readers worldwide. the following oriental languages: Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

These languages are offered as an alternative to ‘religious classes’ that are taught to Christian pupils. In the multiethnic Mauritian context, the choice of the oriental language is largely influenced by the ethnicity of the pupil (Moorghen.

Although the Constitution of the Republic of Mauritius does not designate any official language in Mauritius, English remains de facto the official language and the medium of instruction while French is the most widely used language together with Mauritian creole and other oriental languages like hindi, urdu, tamil, telegu, maathi, gujrathi, mandarin, arabic: which are ancestral languages which stand as a.

Although Mauritius has no official or national language per se, French and English are the two major languages in use. Consequently, Mauritius finds itself as a member nation of the Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie. The mother tongue of most Mauritians is a unique blend of European and African languages and is known as Mauritian Creole.

English and French are generally accepted as the official languages of Mauritius and as the languages of government administration and the court business. The lingua franca is Creole. Other languages spoken in Mauritius mainly includes Bhojpuri and other Indic languages like Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Urdu and Chinese.

The official language in Mauritius is English; however, the majority of the country prefers to speak French or the local language, the Mauritian Creole. Most places English is widely understood and spoken, but the lower social class are not always able to communicate in English.

The English and French language was brought to the Island from colonial times but the Mauritian Creole language was developed in the. Asian languages are spoken by people of Asian ancestry living in Mauritius. Since the nation houses a significant population of people of Indian descent, Indian languages like Bhojpuri, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, and Urdu are spoken by these people.

Chinese is spoken by the Chinese community living here. Most Mauritians are bilingual being equally fluent in French and English. English is the official language, but French and Creole are widely spoken. Oriental languages also form part of the linguistic mosaic.

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are million inhabitants in Mauritius, with a density of about inhabitants per km² (in ), mainly centralised around the cities and towns. "Enn sel lepep, enn sel nation" (as one people, as one nation) is motto that emphasises the "rainbow" culture of Mauritius, where people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds live side.

Mauritius, the tiny island is better known as “melting pot” with a wide array of languages. Mauritius being the home of several immigrants and slaves who were brought to the island from Asia.

Ethnicallyor 69% of the residents are from India. Thus Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Arabic, Cantonese and Mandarin are some highly spoken languages of Mauritius. The economy of. ond language, Asian (or, in Mauritian parlance, oriental) languages became an optional subject of study.

Significantly, despite some agitation in the s for recognition and upgrading of Kreol, it never achieved status as a school-taught sub- ject. Despite being taught in school, Asian languages were not included in the impor. Mauritius was a British colony for almost years, but except in the domains of administration and teaching, the English language was never really spoken on the island.

This article traces its local history and its failure to establish itself as a replacement for French (and perhaps also the French-based creole) during the 19th and the first half of the 20th century. Mauritius is a multilingual country with English, French and Creole as the main languages, and several ancestral languages which are mainly used for religious ceremonies.

Most children speak Creole at home and learn English, French and one ancestral language in the first year of primary school. The educational dropout rate is 40–50% after primary school. Although different varieties of Chinese are spoken in Mauritius, namely Hakka, Hokkien, Cantonese, and to some extent, Standard Mandarin, the few studies on Chinese languages of Mauritius have focused on the Meixian-Hakka language, which is often seen as the only variety spoken in Mauritius.

Contrarily to many countries in which most books are written and published in the official language of the specific territory, Mauritius works differently. First, it is important to differentiate the different types of books existing.

Literature is often written in French whereas one usually deals with scientific and technical works in English. INDIAN LANGUAGES IN MAURITIUS. I – THE PRE-INDENTURE PERIOD. The subcontinent of India incorporates within its borders a multiplicity of languages, cultures and religions.

Representatives of many of these ethnic groups embarked on the migrant ships which brought indentured labourers to Mauritius. Other languages spoken in Mauritius include Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Odia, Chinese and Bhojpuri, which is an amalgamation of several Indian languages spoken by the early Indian settlers.

Speak like a local. sister projects: Wikipedia article.; The Afroasiatic languages constitute one of the world's largest language families with about living languages and more than million speakers spread throughout North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and Southwest Asia, as well as parts of the Sahel, and East Africa.

The most widely spoken Afroasiatic language is Arabic, with million speakers (all the. Language. Most Sino-Mauritian youth are at least trilingual: they use Mauritian Creole and French orally, while English—the language of administration and education—remains primarily a written language.

In the census, roughly one-third of Sino-Mauritians stated Mauritian Creole as both their ancestral language and currently spoken language. billion people in the world speak English as their mother tongue or second language.

In Mauritius, English is the official language. Yet there is a lack of exposure. World Day of the English language, observed in Tuesday, Ap is an opportunity to make the point. The ancestral language of most Hindus in Mauritius is called Hindi or Bhojpuri, with a minority of Tamil or Telegu speakers.

The Muslim population in the country is also numerous. Around 95% are Sunni and Hindi speaking. Other languages also include Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Urdu and Arabic. The Kreol Morisyen is now present in the education system of Mauritius, at primary level where the students are given the choice to opt for this language or an oriental language.

A quite large number of ancestral languages are also present in Mauritius such as Bhojpuri, Hindi, Gujerati, Kutchi, Mandarin, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Arabic. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know.

Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Located in the Indian Ocean far off the south east coast of Africa, Mauritius is a melange of multiple ethnicities, languages and religions. It was colonised by the Dutch, French and British, who came for its natural resources; from ebony trees to vanilla, sugarcane and peppercorns.

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Evening all, very quick question if you don't mind. We'll be heading to Mauritius shortly for the first time, and one thing which seems very ambiguous on all websites is the question of language - as far as I can see, English seems to be more of an 'official' language, but French seems more widely spoken - is that a fair summary?.

Unfortunately I don't have the option of speaking Creole, but. Such events indicate the attitudes of the Mauritian population towards such languages as Kreol, the oriental languages and the European languages. The current situation in Mauritius as far as languages go is that English is the official language used in parliament, for traffic regulations, for administrative purposes in schools, and it is also.

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Books shelved as mauritius: The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah, Eve out of Her Ruins by Ananda Devi, The Prospector by J.M.G. Le Clézio, The Rape of Si. Language in Mauritius. tourists normally do not encounter communication problems, as both English and French are widely understood and spoken on the island.

A result of the different waves of immigration in the past, is the multi-ethnic population of the country. Here, different cultures make up the population, you will find African, Asian and. Mauritian Creole or Morisien or formerly Morisyen (Mauritian Creole: kreol morisien [kʁeol moʁisjɛ̃, -moʁiʃɛ̃]) is a French-based creole language spoken in addition to the French base of the language, there are also a number of words from English and from the many African and Asian languages that have been spoken on the island.

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