Vurës language

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Native to Vanuatu
Region Vanua Lava
Native speakers
2,000 (2012)[1]
  • Vurës
  • Mwesen
Language codes
ISO 639-3 msn
Glottolog vure1239[2]

Vurës and Mwesen (Mosina) are two dialects spoken in Vanua Lava Island in Vanuatu. Taken together, they form the main language of the island, with about 2000 speakers.[1]


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


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