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South Vanuatu languages

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Geographic distribution  Southern Vanuatu
Glottolog  sout2868
Linguistic classification  Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Oceanic Southern Oceanic Southern Melanesian South Vanuatu

The nine South Vanuatu languages form a family of the Southern Oceanic languages, spoken in Tafea Province (Tanna, Aneityum, Futuna, Erromango, and Aniwa) of Vanuatu.

Languages

  • Erromango family
  • Southern: Sie, Sorung†
  • Northern: Ifo (Utaha)†, Ura
    (See Erromanga language#Linguistic situation for a description)
  • Tanna family
  • Southern: Kwamera (South Tanna), Southwest Tanna
  • Northern: Lenakel (West Tanna), Whitesands (Weasisi, East Tanna), North Tanna
  • Aneityum
  • Aneityum (Anejom̃)
  • References

    South Vanuatu languages Wikipedia


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