North Efate

North Efate is a member of the Southern Oceanic branch of Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken on the island of Efate in central Vanuatu by about 9,500 people, particularly along the north coast of Efate and on nearby islands, such as Nguna, Tongoa, Emae and Epi.

North Efate is also known as Nguna or Nakanamanga. Dialects include Buninga, Emau, Livara, Nguna, Paunangis and Sesake. It is written with the Latin alphabet.

North Efate alphabet and pronunciation

North Efate alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for North Efate (Excel)

Sample videos in North Efate

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Links

Information about North Efate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Efate_language
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/llp/
http://www.language-archives.org/language/llp
https://glottolog.org/resource/languoid/id/nort2836
https://vdocuments.mx/sketch-of-nguna-grammar.html
https://www.sil.org/resources/search/language/llp

Oceanic languages

Adzera, Ahamb, Äiwoo, Aneityum, Apma, Araki, Are, ’Auhelawa, Avava, Babatana, Bola, Big Numbas, Buhutu, Bwaidoka, Caac, Cheke Holo, Dorig, Hiri Motu, Hiw, Hoava, Kakabai, Kaninuwa, Kokota, Kove, Kurti, Lakon, Lehali, Lenakel, Lewo, Lote, Lo-Toga, Löyöp, Marovo, Maskelynes, Mato, Mavea, Mono-Alu, Motu, Mussau-Emira, Mwotlap, Nafsan, Nahavaq, Namakura, Nanggu, Nduke, Neve‘ei, Neverver, Ninde, North Efate, Nume, Paamese, Raga, Rotuman, Roviana, Sa, Sakao, Saliba, Siar, Sio, Ske, Tamambo, Tami, Teanu, Tigak, Tirax, Tolai, Touo, Ubir, Ughele, Uneapa, Vitu, Vurës, Western Fijian, Yabem, Yapese

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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