MOMARE: a language of Papua New Guinea

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).

SIL code: MSZ

ISO 639-2: paa

Population 500 to 800 (1990 SIL). 
Region Morobe Province, north of Masaweng River.
Alternate names   MOMALE, MOMOLE
Classification Trans-New Guinea, Main Section, Central and Western, Huon-Finisterre, Huon, Eastern.
Comments People below middle-aged use K√Ęte. Elderly and middle-aged speakers only.

This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version:

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