Aveteian language

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Pronunciation [avəteián₂]
Native to Vanuatu
Region Malakula
Native speakers
extinct? (date missing)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Aveteian is a possibly extinct language of Vanuatu, presumably one of the Malekula Interior languages.[2] In the early twentieth century it was spoken by a few families living to the north of Ninde.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lynch & Crowley, 2001, Languages of Vanuatu: A New Survey and Bibliography. Australian National University.
  2. ^ See p.107 of:
    Blust, Robert. 2013. The Austronesian Languages. (Rev. ed.) Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access monographs, A-PL 008. Canberra, ACT: Asia-Pacific Linguistics.