Fagani

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A language of Solomon Islands

Alternate Names
Faghani
Population

900 (1999 SIL).

Location

Northwest Makira island.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Agufi, Fagani, Rihu’a.

Language Use

Some children shifting to Roviana [rug] (2007). Most are bilingual in Roviana [rug] (Wurm 2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Grammar.
Other Comments

Separate from Arosi [aia] (Tryon 1982).