East Vanuatu languages

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East Vanuatu
Geographic
distribution:
East Vanuatu
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Glottolog: nort3195  (partial match)[1]

East Vanuatu is a group of languages spoken in the north-eastern areas of the Vanuatu archipelago. They form a branch of the Southern Oceanic languages .

Languages[edit]

The languages included in the East Vanuatu group are, from north to south:[citation needed]

Torres and Banks Islands[edit]

Torres
Banks

Phonological, grammatical and lexical data on the 17 languages of the Torres and Banks Is can be found in François (2005, 2007, 2011); François (2012) is a sociolinguistic study of the area.

Penama[edit]

Ambae–Maewo family
Pentecost family

PaamaAmbrym[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "North and Central Vanuatu". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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