Language of the Day for 03 September 2013

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Tambotalo [tls]

A language of
Vanuatu
Population
50 (Wurm and Hattori 1981). Ethnic population: 70.
Status
8a (Moribund).
Language Use
Seriously endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Under pressure from Tutuba [tmi], Narango [nrg], Shark Bay [ssv], to which speakers are shifting. Most key domains. Used by 30% of children. Positive attitudes.