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A language of Solomon Islands

ISO 639-3vnk

Population  5 (2007 A. Francois).
Region  Temotu Province, Vanikolo Island, Lale and Lavaka villages.
Alternate names   Alavana, Alavano, Vanikolo, Vanikoro
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Temotu, Utupua-Vanikoro
Language use  Shifted to Pijin [pis] or Teanu [tkw].
Comments  SVO. Agriculturalists; fishermen. Nearly extinct.
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