Friday, February 18, 2011

Translation Cleveland - Continuing with Rare Languages:


A language of Solomon Islands

ISO 639-3alu

Population 17,900 (1999 SIL).
Region South Malaita Island.
Language map Solomon Islands
Alternate names  Areare
Dialects ’Are’are, Marau (Marau Sound).
Classification Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Southeast Solomonic, Malaita-San Cristobal, Malaita, Southern
Language development Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Bible portions: 1957–2008.
Comments SVO. Hunters; agriculturalists.

Entries from the SIL Bibliography about this language:

Vernacular Publications

?Atai 'e ka hana?. 1992.
?'O ko mahea? Haia, 'o ko 'ania niu. 1992.
Ho'asi 'e ka hiiko; Na'aha ni 'Are'are. 1992.
Huto ma kui. n.d..
Ko'e 'e na'a paina. n.d..
Poo. 1992.
Pua nau 'e kuru. 1995.
Puka hana kiriha ma isuha ana na'aha ni hanua. 1996.
Tome ma hare. 1992.

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