Drubea

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
Diubea, Dubea, Dumbea, Naa Drubea, Naa Dubea, Ndumbea, Nraa Drubea, Paita
Population

1,210 (2009 census), decreasing. Over a third live outside the traditional language area, mostly in greater Nouméa.

Location

Sud province: west coast, Païta; east coast, Unia.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Slight differences between west and east coast.

Typology

Tonal.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Christian.