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A language of Vanuatu

ISO 639-3mrs

Population  15 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).
Region  Central north Malekula.
Language map  Vanuatu, Enlarged Area
Alternate names   Maragaus, Tape, Tobah
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, North and Central Vanuatu, Malekula Interior, Malekula Central
Language use  Shifted to Uripiv-Wala-Rano-Atchin [upv]. A handful of elderly speakers in the coastal village of Tautu (1996 T. Crowley).
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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