Tikopia language


Tikopia language
Tikopia
Spoken in Solomon Islands
Region Tikopia Island.
Native speakers 3,324  (1999)
Language family
Austronesian
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tkp

The Tikopia language is a Polynesian Outlier language from the island of Tikopia in the Solomon Islands. It is closely related to the Anuta language of the neighboring island of Anuta. Tikopian is also spoken by the Polynesian minority on Vanikoro, who long ago migrated from Tikopia.

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Coordinates: 12°18′S 168°50′E / 12.3°S 168.83°E / -12.3; 168.83



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