Futuna-Aniwa

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Erronan, West Futuna-Aniwa
Population

1,500 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

West Futuna and Aniwa islands, east of Tanna.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Aniwa (Anewa), West Futuna (Fotuna). Significant differences between West Futunan and Aniwan dialects.

Typology

SVO, VS.

Language Use

Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. NT: 1898.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct from (East) Futuna [fud] on Futuna Island in French Territory of Wallis and Futuna.