West Ambae language

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West Ambae
Region Ambae, Vanuatu
Native speakers
8,700 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nnd
Glottolog west2513[2]

West Ambae (also known as Duidui and Opa) is an Oceanic language spoken on Ambae, Vanuatu. Recognized dialects of West Ambae include Walaha and Nduindui (Duindui). The New Testament was published in West Ambae in 1984.


  1. ^ West Ambae at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "West Ambae". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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