Aneityum

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Aneiteum, Aneiteumese, Anejom, Antas Anejom̃, Intas Anejom
Autonym
Anejom̃
Population

900 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Tafea province: Aneityum island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

VOS; prepositions; noun heads initial; dual and trial numbers; no articles; tense and aspect; 20 consonants and 5 vowels; stress on penultimate syllable; inclusive/exclusive pronouns; alienable/inalienable possession; noun-compounding.

Language Use

Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Grammar. Bible: 1879.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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