Ngen language

Ngen
Shark Bay
Native toVanuatu
RegionLitaro (Pilot) Island, Shark Bay coast
Ethnicityspoken by 40% (no date)[1]
Native speakers
450 (2001)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ssv
Glottologshar1244[3]

Ngen, or Shark Bay, is one of the East Santo languages group of languages. It is spoken on Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. It has about 450 speakers. It is close to Lorediakarkar.

References[]

  1. ^ Ngen language at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ Ngen at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Shark Bay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.