North Tanna language

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North Tanna
Native to Vanuatu
Region Tanna Island
Native speakers
5,000 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tnn
Glottolog nort2847[2]

North Tanna is a language spoken on the northern coast of Tanna Island in Vanuatu. It is similar to Whitesands, but its exact position within the Tanna languages is not established.


  1. ^ North Tanna at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "North Tanna". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.