Cemuhî

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
Camuhi, Camuki, Cemuhi, Cèmuhî, Tie, Touho, Tyamuhi, Wagap
Autonym
Cemuhî
Population

2,600 (2009 census), increasing.

Location

North province: east coast, Touho, from Congouma to Wagap and inland valleys.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Typology

VOS; prepositions; dual number; articles (definite and indefinite, personal and neuter); 6 paradigms of personal pronouns; 19 consonants and 23 vowels; tonal (3 register tones: high, mid, low); inclusive/exclusive pronouns; alienable/inalienable possession.

Language Use

Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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