Tenis
Tench
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionTench Island (New Ireland Province)
Native speakers
30 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tns
Glottologteni1244
ELPTenis
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Tench is classified as Critically Endangered by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Tenis, or Tench, is the nearly extinct language of Tench Island in the St Matthias Islands of the Bismarck Archipelago.

References

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