Lenakel

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Tanna
Population

11,500 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Tafea Province, west central Tanna.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ikyoo, Itonga, Loanatit, Nerauya. Complex dialect chain; up to 10 dialects (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Typology

SVO.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1900–1902.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].