Haeke

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
Aeke, ’Aeke, Baco, Haeake
Population

300 (2009), decreasing. Estimated population based on census. 2009 census figures for all 6 Voh-Koné languages: 1,203.

Location

North Province, west coast, Voh-Koné and Baco.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Regarded as a dialect of Voh-Koné (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Language Use

Under pressure from Paici [pri] and French [fra] (Wurm 2007). Also use a neighboring dialect.

Other Comments

Christian.