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Not to be confused with OLRAT.
The three remaining speakers of Olrat live on the middle-west coast of Gaua. They merged into the larger village of Jōlap where Lakon is dominant, after they left their inland hamlet of Olrat in the first half of the 20th century.
|Near-close||i ∙ iː||u ∙ uː|
|Close-mid||ɪ ∙ ɪː||ʊ ∙ ʊː|
|Open-mid||ɛ ∙ ɛː||ɔ ∙ ɔː|
|Open||a ∙ aː|
- François, Alexandre (2005), "Unraveling the History of the Vowels of Seventeen Northern Vanuatu Languages", Oceanic Linguistics 44 (2): 443–504, doi:10.1353/ol.2005.0034
- François, Alexandre (2007), "Noun articles in Torres and Banks languages: Conservation and innovation", in Siegel, Jeff; Lynch, John; Eades, Diana, Language Description, History and Development: Linguistic indulgence in memory of Terry Crowley, Creole Language Library 30, Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 313–326
- François, Alexandre (2011), "Social ecology and language history in the northern Vanuatu linkage: A tale of divergence and convergence", Journal of Historical Linguistics 1 (2): 175–246, doi:10.1075/jhl.1.2.03fra.
- François, Alexandre (2012), "The dynamics of linguistic diversity: Egalitarian multilingualism and power imbalance among northern Vanuatu languages", International Journal of the Sociology of Language 214: 85–110, doi:10.1515/ijsl-2012-0022
- Linguistic map of north Vanuatu, showing range of Olrat on Gaua.
- A book of traditional stories, monolingual in Olrat language (site of linguist A. François)
- Access to audio recordings in Olrat language (section of the Pangloss Collection of LACITO-CNRS)
- Petition to create ISO code for Olrat
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