Tanna, North

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A language of Vanuatu

Population

5,000 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Tafea province: north Tanna island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

East Tanna, West Tanna, Imafin. In a dialect chain. Reportedly similar to Whitesands [tnp].

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Also use Bislama [bis].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. NT: 2007.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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