Malmariv language

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Region Espiritu Santo Island, Vanuatu
Native speakers
800  (1997–2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
mnl – Tiale
lmb – Merei

Malmariv is an Oceanic language spoken in north central Espiritu Santo Island in Vanuatu.

There are two varieties, Tiale, or Malmariv, and Merei, or Lametin. They are mutually intelligible.


  1. ^ Tiale at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Merei at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)