Tikopia

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A language of Solomon Islands

Population

3,320 (1999 SIL).

Location

Temotu Province, Tikopia island, settlements on Vanikoro and Nendo islands; also in Makira Province, on Makira island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SVO, VSO.

Language Use

All ages. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary. Bible portions: 1989.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].