Hiw

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Hiu
Population

150 (2007 A. François).

Location

Hiw island, Torres Islands.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Used by entire ethnic group. Most key domains. All children speak Hiw. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible portions: 1894–1900.
Writing
Latin script.