Nêlêmwa (nee)

Family / Group : Austronesian, Oceanic

Area : New Caledonia (Pacific)

Typological informations

Type : agglutinative; split accusative-ergative alignment

Inflectional language : Yes

Language with gender : No

Sources of lexicon : Homolexical

Language with sortal classifiers : Yes

Syntactics for numerals : CLF-NUM N (or) N CLF-NUM

Specific traits : VOS (VSO) with nouns, sVo with pronouns

Numeration base : Decimal, Vigesimal, Quinaire

Comments : 900 speakers, endangered.

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