L1 users: 2,000 (Malau 2016).
Torba province: Banks Islands group, Vanua Lava island, southeast.
Mwesen (Mosin, Mosina). Lexical similarity: 88% with Mosina and Vures.
SVO; Prepositions; Causatives; 15 consonant and 10 vowel phonemes; Stress on final syllable.
Vigorous. Most key domains. Positive attitudes. Also use Bislama [bis], especially at church and with outsiders (Malau 2016).
Latin script [Latn], limited usage.