To’abaita

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A language of Solomon Islands

Alternate Names
Malu, Malu’u, To’ambaita, Toqabaqita
Population

12,600 (1999 SIL).

Location

North Malaita island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Baelelea [bvc] and Baeggu [bvd] about equally intelligible of To’abaita and Lau [llu].

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1923.
Writing
Latin script.