Tolomako

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Big Bay, Marina, Tolomako-Jereviu
Population

900 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Big Bay, Santo island.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Slight dialect differences.

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Some children are not learning the language. Most key domains. Used by 30% of children. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Sakao [sku].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1904–1909.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].