Sa'a language

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Sa'a
RegionSouth Malaita, Solomon Islands
Native speakers
12,000 (1999)[1]
Dialects
  • Sa'a
  • Ulawa
  • Uki
Language codes
ISO 639-3apb
Glottologsaaa1240

Sa'a (also known as South Malaita and Apae'aa) is an Oceanic language spoken on Small Malaita and Ulawa Island in the Solomon Islands.

Phonology[edit]

The following is listed below:[2]

Consonants[edit]

Labial Alveolar Post-
alveolar
Velar Glottal
plain lab.
Plosive p t k ʔ
Fricative s h
Nasal m n ŋ
Lateral l
Tap ɾ
Approximant w

Vowels[edit]

Front Central Back
Close i u
Mid e o
Open a

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sa'a at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Ashley, Karen (2012). Semantics of Sa'a transitive suffixes and thematic consonants.

External links[edit]