The language belongs to the larger Austronesian family of languages as do all other ten dialects on of Malaita.
The language is spoken mainly by the 'Are'are people, on the southern part of Malaita island, as well as nearby South Malaita Island and the eastern shore of Guadalcanal (the Marau Sound, 60 km away), in the Solomon Islands archipelago.
The language is divided into two dialects, 'Are'are proper, and Marau (spoken in eastern part of Guadalcanal, Marau Sound). The language also spoken in the northern part of the Makira Island known as Arosi.
The language uses a subject-verb-object word order.
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