Okinawan
沖縄口/ウチナーグチ, Uchināguchi
Pronounce [ʔut͡ɕinaːɡut͡ɕi]
Country Japan
Region Okinawa Islands
Speakers
980,000 (2000)
Family
Writing
Japanese, Okinawan, Rōmaji
AreaCentral Okinawa; southern Okinawa Island, Kerama Islands, Kume-jima, Tonaki, Aguna islands, islands east of Okinawa Island.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 ryu
Glottolog cent2126
Boundaries of the Okinawan Languages.svg
  South–Central Okinawan or Shuri–Naha
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