Mwotlap

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Motalava, Motlav
Population

1,800 (2007 A. François), increasing.

Location

Banks Group, Mota Lava (Saddle) island.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Dagmel, Valuwa, Volow.

Language Use

Dagmel and Volow dialects have 1 speaker each. All children speak Mwotlap. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2005.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].