Ambae, East

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Aoba, Northeast Ambae, Northeast Aoba, Oba, Omba, Walurigi
Population

5,000 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Ambae (Leper’s) island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Lolokaro (Lolokara, Lolsiwoi), Lombaha (Lobaha), Longana. About 15 dialects.

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Bible portions: 1971–1986.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian.