Malmariv language

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Malmariv
Region Espiritu Santo Island, Vanuatu
Native speakers
800  (1997–2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
mnl – Tiale
lmb – Merei
Glottolog tial1239  (Tiale)[2]
mere1242  (Merei)[3]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tiale at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Merei at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tiale". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Merei". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.