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A language of Palau

ISO 639-3tox

Population  22 (1995 SIL).
Region  Tobi (Hatohobei) Island and near the capitol.
Language map  Palau
Alternate names   Hatohobei, Tobi
Dialects  Significant linguistic differences between Tobian and Sonsorolese [sov], although often treated as one language.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, Micronesian, Micronesian Proper, Ponapeic-Trukic, Trukic
Language use  Official language in state of Tobi. Also use Palauan [pau].
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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