Amba

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A language of Solomon Islands

Alternate Names
Aba, Nembao, Utupua
Population

590 (1999 SIL).

Location

Temotu Province, Utupua island, Aveta, Matembo, and Nembao villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Pijin [pis]. Used as L2 by Asumboa [aua], Tanibili [tbe].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.