Sakao is spoken by about 4,000 people on the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. It is a member of the Santo subgroup of the Oceanic branch of the Malayo-Polynesian languages and is closely related to Tolomako, though the two languages are mutually unintelligible. Sakao speakers call their island Laðhi.
Details of Sakao pronunciation provided by Michael Peter Füstumum
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Information about the Sakao Language
Adzera, Ahamb, Äiwoo, Aneityum, Apma, Araki, Are, ꞌAreꞌare, ’Auhelawa, Avava, Bola, Big Numbas, Buhutu, Bwaidoka, Caac, Cheke Holo, Dorig, Ghari, Hiri Motu, Hiw, Kakabai, Kaninuwa, Kokota, Kove, Kurti, Kwara’ae, Lehali, Lenakel, Lewo, Lote, Lo-Toga, Löyöp, Maskelynes, Mato, Mavea, Motu, Mwotlap, Nafsan, Namakura, Neve‘ei, Neverver, North Efate, Paamese, Raga, Rotuman, Roviana, Sa, Sakao, Saliba, Siar, Sio, Ske, Tamambo, Tami, Tigak, Tirax, Tolai, Ubir, Ughele, Vitu, Vurës, Western Fijian, Yabem, Yapese
Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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