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Boselewa

A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3: bwf

Population 614 (1999 SIL).
Region Milne Bay Province, north shore of Fergusson Island.
Alternate names   Bosilewa, Bosalewa, Mwani'u
Dialects Lexical similarity 61% with Galeya (closest).
Classification Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, Papuan Tip, Nuclear, North Papuan Mainland-D'Entrecasteaux, Dobu-Duau
Language use 40% of the ethnic group speak Boselewa. Multilingual in neighboring languages.