Bwatoo

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A language of New Caledonia

Population

150 (2009), decreasing. Estimated population based on census. 2009 census figures for all 6 Voh-Koné languages: 1,203.

Location

North and South provinces, west coast, Voh Koné area, Baco and Gatope, Oundjo; Poya and Népou.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Regarded as dialect of Voh-Koné (Wurm and Hattori 1981). Lexical similarity: most closely with Haveke [hvk].

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 D. Tryon).

Language Development
Dictionary.
Other Comments

Christian.