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Abom

A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3aob

Population  15 (2002 SIL).
Region  Western Province, a few older adults in Tewara, Lewada, and Mutam villages.
Language map  Papua New Guinea, Map 14, reference number 653
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 14% with Bitur [mcc], 12% with Baramu [bmz], 11% with Makayam [aup], 9% with Wara [tci], 4% with Idi [idi] and Agob [kit].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Tirio
Language use  Mainly older adults.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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