• Language: Sa
  • Alternate names: Saa
  • Language code: sax
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, North and Central Vanuatu, Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands, East Vanuatu
  • Number of speakers: 2500
  • Script: Category


Sa is a language of Vanuatu. It is spoken in South Raga island.


Lolatavola, Ninebulo, Ponorwal (South Raga).

The Sa Verb

Sample Verbs

to bite-gtê, kat
to blowri, u
to breathe-bngos
to buy-gle
to choosepatkui
to climb-pla
to comebama, -ma
to cooksuli
to countbulnginê, bwili
to cryngar
to cut, hack-dê
to die, be deadmat
to diggil, -gli
to dreampadmele
to drinkmin, minê
to eatgan, -gne
to fallmôt
to fear-mta
to flyga
to growmur
to hear-rngo, tong
to hide-plu
to hit-ôsê
to holdtang
to killpnis bini
to know, be knowledgeable-klê
to laughman
to lie downpwat
to live, be alivemur
to open, uncover-sêanê
to plant-rui, ruu
to pound, beat-plusnê
to saype
to scratch-krumsê
to seele, -lsê
to sew-hlo, solsol
to shootbenê
to sitsek
to sleep-mjur
to sniff, smell-rngo bo-
to spitkusbe
to split-gbwasê
to squeezegumji
to stab, pierce-dru
to standdu
to steallas, lasnê
to swell-klo
to swimlos
to think-dmê
to throwpwasnê
to tie up, fastenbôtê
to walkla
to vomit
to workôm
to yawn