Babatana

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A language of Solomon Islands

Alternate Names
East Choiseul, Mbambatana, Sisiqa
Population

7,070 (1999 SIL).

Location

East Choiseul island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Avasö, Babatana, Katazi, Kuboro (Kumboro), Lömaumbi, Sengan (Senga, Sengga, Sisingga). Related to Ririo [rri].

Language Use

Some L2 users.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1960–1998.
Writing
Latin script.