Tiri

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
Ciiri, Ciri, Grand Couli, Ha-Tiri, Tinrin, Tîrî-Méa
Population

600 (2009 census), decreasing.

Location

West coast, Couli (Sarraméa), La Foa lower valleys (Tîrî); east coast, Kouaoua, upper valleys (Méa).

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Méa (Ha Mea, Hameha, Xaa Mea), Tîrî.

Typology

SVO, VOS

Language Development
Used in Kindergarten at Kouaoua. Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Christian.