Aveteian language

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Aveteian
Dixon Reef
Pronunciation[avəteián₂]
Native toVanuatu
RegionMalakula
Native speakers
probably fewer than 50 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dix
Glottologdixo1238
ELPAveteian

Aveteian (Dixon Reef) 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aveteian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  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.
  3. ^ Lynch & Crowley, 2001, Languages of Vanuatu: A New Survey and Bibliography. Australian National University.