Nume language

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Nume
Native toVanuatu
RegionGaua
Native speakers
700 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tgs
Glottolognume1241[2]

Nume (also called Gog and Tarasag) is an Oceanic language spoken on Gaua island in Vanuatu. Its 700 speakers live on the northeast coast of Gaua.[1]

Nume is a distinct language from its immediate southern neighbors, Mwerlap and Dorig.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • François, Alexandre (2012), "The dynamics of linguistic diversity: Egalitarian multilingualism and power imbalance among northern Vanuatu languages", International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 214: 85–110, doi:10.1515/ijsl-2012-0022

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b François (2012: 88).
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nume". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ List of Banks islands languages.