Tutuba

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A language of Vanuatu

Population

500 (Lynch and Crowley 2001). Ethnic population: 1,250.

Location

Sanma Province, Tutuba island and south Santo.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Aore [aor] and Malo [mla].

Language Use

Endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Some children are not learning the language. Most key domains. Used by 30% of children. Positive attitudes.