Ajië

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
A’jie, Anjie, Houailou, Wai, Wailu
Population

5,360 (2009 census), increasing.

Location

East coast, Houailou and Monéo to Kouaoua and inland valleys.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Language Use

Vigorous. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Secondary and junior college levels and various other schools. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1922.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Regional and church language. Christian.