This series contains material from Malaita Island, concentrating on the north Malaita dialects To’abaita, Baelelea, Baegau, and Fataleka. It includes a handwritten extended comparative vocabulary list compiled by Capell (Malu’u-English), handwritten and annotated comparative vocabulary lists (Swadesh-English), and handwritten grammatical notes on Malu’u.
Malaita Province is one of the largest provinces of the Solomon Islands. It is named for its largest island, Malaita. Other islands include South Malaita Island, Sikaiana Island and Ontong Java Island (alternately Lord Howe Island). The provincial capital and largest urban center is Auki, located on Malaita. The estimated population of the province (as of 1997) is 142,000. The area of the province in 4,225km˛.
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