Lau

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A language of Solomon Islands

Population

16,900 (1999 SIL).

Location

Northeast Malaita island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Dai (Ndai), Lau, Suafa.

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1929–1992.
Writing
Latin script.