East Uvean-Niuafo'ou languages


East Uvean-Niuafo'ou languages

Infobox Language family
name=East Uvean-Niuafo'ou
region=Polynesian islands
familycolor=Austronesian
fam2=Malayo-Polynesian (MP)
fam3=Nuclear MP
fam4=Central-Eastern MP
fam5=Eastern MP
fam6=Oceanic
fam7=Central-Eastern
fam8=Central Pacific
fam9=East Fijian-Polynesian
fam10=Polynesian
fam11=Nuclear Polynesian
fam12=Samoic
child1=Niuafo'ou
child2=ʻUvea
The East Uvean-Niuafo'ou languages are a subgroup of the Samoic languages. It consists of Niuafo'ou, spoken in Tonga, and ʻUvea, also called Wallisian, is spoken on Uvea Island, part of the French Overseas collectivity of Wallis and Futuna.

External links

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=92839 Ethnologue report for East Uvean-Niuafo'ou languages]


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