Owa

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A language of Solomon Islands

Alternate Names
Anganiwai, Anganiwei, Narihua, Santa Anna, Wanoni
Population

8,410 (1999 SIL).

Location

South Makira, San Cristobal; Santa Anna and Santa Catalina islands.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Santa Anna (Owa Raha), Santa Catalina (Owa Riki), Tawarafa (Star Harbour). Part of dialect chain that includes Kahua [agw].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2005.
Writing
Latin script.