Austral language

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Native to French Polynesia
Region Austral Islands
Native speakers
3,000  (2007 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aut
Glottolog aust1304[2]

Austral (Reo Tuha’a pae) is a Polynesian language spoken by about 3000 people on the Austral Islands of French Polynesia. It is being supplanted by Tahitian.


  1. ^ Austral at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Austral". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.