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A language of Solomon Islands

Population

460 (1999 SIL).

Location

Western province: New Georgia island, North Marovo lagoon.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Considered by some to be a dialect of the same language with Kusaghe [ksg] (Davis 2003).

Typology

VSO; prepositions; def article; aspect; 16 consonants and 5 vowels; verb serialization; inclusive/exclusive pronouns.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Marovo [mvo] (Davis 2003), Pijin [pis] (Davis 2003).

Language Development
Grammar.
Other Comments

Christian.

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