Apma is spoken mainly in the central part of Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. Due to emigration there are also communities of Apma speakers on the Vanuatu islands of Efate (in Port Vila), and Espiritu Santo.
Suru Mwerani is the largest and best-studied dialect of Apma.1) Valik mwidi ibeh?
The Suru Kavian dialect of Apma is a small, endangered, and very distinctive dialect spoken in the area to the north and east of Namaram.1) Valinggi si al beh?
Language information at Wikipedia, Ethnologue, and Andrew Gray's Languages of Pentecost Island
Alternate names for Apma include Abma and Central Raga
|The four essential
travel phrases in English:
1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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