Port Sandwich
Lamap
Native toVanuatu
RegionMalekula
Native speakers
1,200 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3psw
Glottologport1285
ELPPort Sandwich

Port Sandwich, or Lamap, is an Oceanic language spoken in southeast Malekula, Vanuatu, on the eastern tip of the island. It was first described in 1979 by French linguist Jean-Michel Charpentier.[2]

Nisvai is a separate language.[3]

References

  1. ^ Port Sandwich at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Charpentier, Jean-Michel (1979). La langue de Port-Sandwich (Nouvelles-Hébrides): introduction phonologique et grammaire. SELAF (in French). Paris: Langues et Civilisations à Tradition Orale. p. 208. ISBN 9782852970564. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  3. ^ Lynch, John; Crowley, Terry (2001). Languages of Vanuatu: A New Survey and Bibliography. Pacific Linguistics 517. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. doi:10.15144/PL-517. hdl:1885/146135. ISBN 0-85883-469-3.