Series VMAEWO - North Vanuatu - Maewo Island
Central Maewo

Date Rangeno date
Quantity0.08 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from Maewo Island, concentrating on the Central Maewo language. It includes typed lists of Maewo words and sentences (untranslated).

Penama is a province of Vanuatu, occupying the islands of Ambae, Maewo, and Pentecost. The name Penama is derived from the initial letters of Pentecost, Ambae (Aoba) and Maewo. It has a population of 28,960 people and an area of 1,198 kmē. Its capital is Longana.

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AC2-VMAEWO101 O Gato Ta Central Maewo
Central Maewo, Maewo Island, North Vanuatu
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Typescript, some annotations. Word list and 71 sentences in the central Maewo language. No author.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VMAEWO101
Date range no date    Quantity 0.04 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier MAEWO101 Series VMAEWO
AC2-VMAEWO102 Similar word list and 71 sentences in Central Maewo.
Central Maewo, Maewo Island, North Vanuatu
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Typescript/manuscript. There are some differences and different sentences are written in pencil. At the top of page 2/1 is the word Laube; is this the informant's name, a dialect name, or the place of collection?

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VMAEWO102
Date range no date    Quantity 0.04 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier MAEWO102 Series VMAEWO

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