Avava

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Katbol, Navava, Taremp, Tembimbe-Katbol, Tisvel, Vava
Population

700 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Malampa province: central Malekula.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Bangasa, Nevaar, Nevat, Timbembe.

Language Use

Not endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Most key domains. Used by 60% of children. Positive attitudes.