Science Social Sciences Linguistics Languages Natural Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Eastern Marshallese
Marshallese, also known as Ebon, is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian member of the Austronesian language family spoken by approximately 44000 people. Speakers are principally concentrated in the Marshall Islands with a smaller population based on the island of Nauru.
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Brief description of the Marshallese language, with orthography and sample text.
Marshallese Language Training Manual
Peace Corps language training manual and comprehensive introduction to the language. [PDF]
Publications on Marshallese
Bibliography of research on Marshallese from Byron W. Bender's home page followed by more general references on Austronesian linguistics.