Nume language

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Nume
Native to Vanuatu
Region Gaua
Native speakers
700  (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tgs
Glottolog nume1241[2]

Nume (also called Gog and Tarasag) is an Oceanic language spoken on Gaua island in Vanuatu. Its 700 speakers live on the northeast coast of Gaua.[1]

Nume is a distinct language from its immediate southern neighbors, Mwerlap and Dorig.[3]

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  1. ^ a b François (2012): 88).
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Nume". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ List of Banks islands languages.

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