Bay Islands English

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Bay Islands English is an English variety spoken on the Bay Islands Department (Guanaja, Roatán, Utila), Honduras. Ethnologue reported there were 22,500 native speakers in 2001.[1] Mainlanders know this language as Caracol, which literally means "conch". Genetically this variety descends from Cayman Islands English.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Lewis, M. Paul; Simmons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D. (2013). Ethnologue: Languages of Honduras (PDF). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. p. 10.

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