Fijian, Western

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A language of Fiji

Alternate Names
Fiji, Koronubu-Ba, Nadrogaa
Population

83,000 (2011 J. Leclerc).

Location

Western Division: Viti Levu and Waya islands.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Nuclear Western Fijian (Baaravi, Nadrogaa, Tubaniwai), Waya (Magodro, Nakoroboya, Noikoro).

Typology

Nadrogaa dialect: SVO; articles and possessives come before noun head, determiners and adjectives after noun head; dual number; common, proper and vocative articles; 22 consonants and 5 vowels; stress is usually on the penultimate syllable; inclusive/exclusive pronouns.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2016.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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