North-East Ambae is one of two languages spoken on the island of Ambae in northern Vanuatu. The language covers the northern, eastern, and southern parts of the island. The languages of Ambae are members of the Northern Vanuatu linkage, a sub-group of the Oceanic branch of Austronesian, With approximately 5,000 speakers, the language has a relatively large population of speakers compared to most Vanuatu languages. The dialect described here is that spoken in the Lolovoli district, in the south-east of the island.
Adjective Classes: A Cross-linguistic Typology p. 263-282