Whitesands

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A language of Vanuatu

Alternate Names
Napuanmen, Whitsands
Population

7,500 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).

Location

Tanna island, east coast.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Lometimeti, Weasisi (Wassisi).

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. NT: 1924.
Writing
Latin script.