Tayo

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
Patois, Patois de St-Louis
Population

900 (2009 census), decreasing.

Location

South of greater Nouméa, Saint Louis; Ploum and Mont-Dore.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Not intelligible of French [fra].

Language Use

Used as L1 by some who also use French [fra], and as L2 by others, mainly Wallis Islanders.

Other Comments

Christian.