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A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3mpv

Population  12 (2006 SIL). Ethnic population: 670 (2006 SIL survey).
Region  Morobe Province, Mungkip and Kasuka villages.
Language map  Papua New Guinea, Map 11, reference number 546
Alternate names   Munkip
Dialects  Most similar to Uri [uvh].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Finisterre-Huon, Finisterre, Erap
Language use  1 family, 4 older adults. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi] or Uri.
Language development  Literacy is in Tok Pidgin [tpi]; primary instruction in Uri.
Comments  SOV; numerals and adjectives after head nouns. Swidden agriculturalists. Nearly extinct.