Series VEMALCV - Vanuatu - Eastern Islands
Comparative word lists

Date Rangeno date
Quantity0.13 cm, 1 item
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from the eastern islands of Vanuatu, concentrating on comparative studies of local languages spoken on those islands. It includes comparative vocabulary lists of Tongoa, Sesake, Namakuran, Bieria, Baki, Lewo, Nikaura, Pante, Taviak, Port Vato, Sesivi, Lonwolwol, Ranon, Maii, Sa, Apma, Kwamera, Nvhal, North West Tanna, Lenakel, Itonga, Lawenata, Whitesands, Imreang, Sie, Potnavien, Ura, Utaha, Erakor, Eton, Paunangris, Leleppa, and Nguna.

The Republic of Vanuatu is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago is located some 1,750 km east of Australia, 500 km north-east of New Caledonia, west of Fiji and south of the Solomon Islands. It was named New Hebrides during its colonial period.

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AC2-VEMALCV101 Eastern Vanuatu Languages.
Comparative word lists, Vanuatu - Eastern Islands
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Manuscript set as double spreads. Comparative vocabularies. Unknown compiler. A key to language/dialect names was added by P.J.F. Newton. Language/dialects are from Aneityum, Erromanga, Efate, Epi, Ambrym, South Pentecost and their off-shore islands.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEMALCV101
Date range no date    Quantity 0.13 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier MALCV101 Series VEMALCV

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