West Ambae
Native toVanuatu
Native speakers
8,700 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nnd
Regianna speaking West Ambae.

West Ambae (also known as Duidui, the principal dialect, and Opa, the Mota name for the island) is an Oceanic language spoken on Ambae, Vanuatu. Recognized dialects of West Ambae include Walaha and Nduindui (Duindui). The New Testament was published in West Ambae in 1984.


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