2,200 (Lynch and Crowley 2001). Only very elderly and very young are monolingual. L2 users: Speakers of neighboring languages also use Lewo.
Shefa Province, east Epi island, Varsu and Varmali regions.
Mate-Nul-Filakara, Tasiko. Lexical similarity: borderline with Lamenu [lmu] but strong community perception that it is a different language.
Tripartite disjunctive negative construction.
Some use in religious domain. Positive attitudes. 100% also use Bislama [bis].
Latin script [Latn].