Nahavaq

Nahavaq is a member of the Southern Oceanic branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken by about 700 people mainly in the Sinesip area on the South West Bay in the southwest of Malekula Island in Malampa Province of Vanuatu.

Nahavaq is also known as Nahava, South West Bay, Sinesip, or Seniang. It is closely related to Na’ahai, Nāti and Navwien, and is written with the Latin alphabet.

Nahavaq alphabet and pronunciation

Nahavaq alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Nahavaq (Excel)

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Links

Information about Nahavaq
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nahavaq_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nahavaq
https://openaccess.wgtn.ac.nz/articles/thesis/A_Grammar_of_Nahavaq_Malakula_Vanuatu_/

Oceanic languages

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

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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