Baeggu language

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Baeggu
Mbaenggu
Native to Solomon Islands
Region Malaita Island
Native speakers
5,900 (1999)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bvd
Glottolog baeg1237[2]

The Baeggu language (also called Baegu or Mbaenggu) is spoken by the indigenous people of the North Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands. In 1999 there were 5,900 people known to speak the language. The language is largely intelligible with Baelelea, To'aba'ita, and Lau.

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