Larëvat language

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Native toVanuatu
RegionCentral Malekula
Native speakers
680 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3lrv
Larëvat is not endangered according to the classification system of the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger
Island of Malakula
Island of Malakula

Larëvat is an Oceanic language of central Malekula, Vanuatu.

The current population of Larëvat-speaking villages is estimated at around 675 speakers.[2] They are located around Losinwei, which is also known as the "neck of the dog" due to the island looking like a sitting dog.


  1. ^ Larëvat at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Lynch, John (2001). Languages of Vanuatu: A new survey and bibliography. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. p. 83. ISBN 0 85883 469 3.