Buma

Authored by: Darrell Tryon

The Oceanic Languages

Print publication date:  December  2001
Online publication date:  March  2013

Print ISBN: 9780700711284
eBook ISBN: 9780203820384
Adobe ISBN: 9781136749858

10.4324/9780203820384.ch28

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Abstract

Buma, also known as Teanu (Green 1976), is spoken on the island of Vanikoro, in the Eastern Outer Islands (Temotu Province) of the Solomon Islands by approximately 150 speakers. Two other languages are remembered by a handful of people on the island, namely Vano (Vana) and Tanima (Tetau).

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