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Ngen language

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Shark Bay
Native toVanuatu
RegionLitaro (Pilot) Island, Shark Bay coast
Ethnicity1,100 ethnic population[1]
Native speakers
450 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ssv
Ngen is classified as Vulnerable by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Ngen, or Shark Bay, is one of the East Santo languages group of languages. It is spoken on Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. It has about 450 speakers. It is close to Lorediakarkar.


  1. ^ a b Ngen at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) Closed access icon