Kiai
Fortsenal
Native toVanuatu
RegionEspiritu Santo Island
Native speakers
450 (2001)[1]
Official status
Official language in
Vanuatu
Language codes
ISO 639-3frt
Glottologfort1240
ELPKiai

The Kiai language is a vernacular of a native people in the highlands of the central Espiritu Santo Island, Sanma Province, Republic of Vanuatu.

Name variants

Another name is Fortsenal. The speakers call their language na vara kiai. Fortsenal (Vorozenale) is one of the villages where the speakers live.

Notes

  1. ^ Kiai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)

References