Nukumanu

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Tasman
Population

700 (2003 SIL).

Location

Bougainville Province, Atolls district, Nukumanu atoll.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Nukumanu. Tryon (2001) says distinct from Takuu [nho] (Nukuria) in Papua New Guinea and Ontong Java [ojv] in Solomon Islands. Speakers have contact with Luangiua.

Language Use

Not endangered (2000 D. Tryon).

Language Development
Videos. Bible portions.
Writing
Latin script.