Mono-Alu language

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Region Solomon Islands
Native speakers
2,900 (1999)[1]
  • Mono
  • Alu
  • Fauro
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mte
Glottolog mono1273[2]

Mono, or Alu, is an Oceanic language of Solomon Islands reported in 1999 to be spoken by 660 people on Treasury Island (Mono proper), 2,270 on Shortland Island (Alu dialect), and 14 on Fauro Island.[1]


  1. ^ a b Mono at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mono (Solomon Islands)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.