Arosi language

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Region Solomon Islands
Native speakers
6,800 (1999)[1]
  • Wango
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aia
Glottolog aros1241[2]

The Arosi language is a member of the family of San Cristobal languages, and is spoken in the northwest part of the island of Makira, formerly known as San Cristobal in the Solomon Islands. Population is 6.750.

A word list is available at the Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database.[3]


  1. ^ Arosi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Arosi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Word List

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  • E rine nau maea ; mana heiaauhi inia, ma tarai rihunai ini haagorohi (Anglican Holy Communion manual with prayers for daily use and hymns, 1955)