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Asumboa

A language of Solomon Islands

ISO 639-3aua

Population  10 (1999 SIL).
Region  Temotu Province, Utupua Island, Asumbuo village.
Language map  Solomon Islands
Alternate names   Asumbua, Asumuo
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Temotu, Utupua-Vanikoro, Utupua
Language use  Also use Amba [utp] or Tanibili [tbe].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Comments  SVO. Agriculturalists; fishermen. Nearly extinct.
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