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Lenakel

A language of Vanuatu

ISO 639-3tnl

Population  11,500 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).
Region  West central Tanna.
Language map  Vanuatu
Dialects  Loanatit, Nerauya, Itonga, Ikyoo. Complex dialect chain; up to 10 dialects (Wurm and Hattori 1981).
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, South Vanuatu, Tanna
Language development  Bible portions: 1900–1902.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SVO.
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