Futuna, East

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A language of Wallis and Futuna

Alternate Names
East Futunan, Futunian
Population

3,600 in Wallis and Futuna (2011 SIL).

Location

Futuna island. Also in New Caledonia.

Language Status

5 (Developing). De facto language of provincial identity in Futuna Islands.

Dialects

Not intelligible of Wallisian [wls] (East Uvean). Closely related to other Western Polynesian languages (Fagauvea [uve], Wallisian [wls], Tongan [ton], Samoan [smo], Tokelau [tkl], and Niuafo’ou [num]).

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible: 2010.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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