2,200 (Lynch and Crowley 2001). Only very elderly and very young are monolingual.
East Epi island, Varsu and Varmali regions.
Mate-Nul-Filakara, Tasiko. Lexical similarity: borderline with Lamenu [lmu] but strong community perception that it is a different language.
Tripartite disjunctive negative construction
Some use in religious domain. Positive attitudes. Near total knowledge of Bislama [bis].