Toqabaqita is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken at the in Malaita province in the north of Malaita Island in the south east of the Solomon Islands. In 1999 there were 12,600 speakers of Toqabaqita, which is also known as To’abaita, To’ambaita, Malu or Malu’u
Toqabaqita is closely related to, and mutually intelligible with, other languages spoken in the same area, including Baeguu, Baelelae and Fataleka.
Toqabaqita is the language of everyday life for the people in northern Malaita. Most of them also speak Pijin, and some English, which is the language used in schools.
Information about Toqabaqita
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