Nume language

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Native to Vanuatu
Region Gaua
Native speakers
700 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tgs
Glottolog nume1241[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]


  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.


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