Maragus

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Maragaus, Marakus, Tape, Tobah
Population

15 (Crowley 2006b).

Location

Malampa province: Malekula, Tautu village.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. Most similar to V’ënen Taut [nmb] (Crowley 2006b).

Typology

SVO; noun head initial; 21 consonants and 6 vowels; inclusive/exclusive.

Language Use

Seriously endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Shifted to Uripiv-Wala-Rano-Atchin [upv]. Elderly only.

Language Development
Grammar.
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