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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Eromanga, Erramanga, Erromanga, Erromangan, Sye
Population

1,900 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Tafea province: Erromanga island.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Yoku (Enyau), Potnariven, Sie (Sorung).

Typology

SVO; prepositions; no articles; verb affixes mark person and number; tense and aspect; causatives; 13 consonants and 5 vowels; stress on penultimate syllable; inclusive/exclusive pronouns; alienable/inalienable/prepositional possession.

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1909.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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