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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Lamap
Population

750 (Crowley 2002d).

Location

Malampa province: southeast Malekula.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Several dialects; similar to Axamb [ahb] and Maskelynes [klv].

Typology

SVO; prepositions; noun head initial; dual number; no articles; aspect; 19 consonants and 7 vowels; stress is on penultimate syllable; inclusive/exclusive pronouns; alienable/inalienable possession.

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