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A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3xrw

Population  63 (2003 SIL), decreasing.
Region  Sandaun Province, Lumi District, Pulwa (Bulawa) village.
Language map  Papua New Guinea, Map 3, reference number 79
Alternate names   Bulawa
Dialects  Related to Awtuw [kmn], Pouye [bye]. Lexical similarity: 67% with Pouye.
Classification  Sepik, Ram
Language use  Shifting to Pouye. All ages. Pouye consider Karawa part of their language.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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