Tîrî

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A language of New Caledonia

Alternate Names
Ciiri, Ciri, Grand Couli, Ha-Tiri, Hamea, Méa, Tinrin, Tiri-Mea
Population

600 (2009 census), decreasing.

Location

South province: west coast, Couli (Sarraméa), La Foa lower valleys (Tîrî dialect); east coast, Kouaoua, upper valleys (Méa dialect).

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Tîrî, Méa (Ha Mea, Hameha, Mea, Xaa Mea).

Typology

SVO, VOS.

Language Development
Used in Kindergarten at Kouaoua. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.
Other Comments

Christian.

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