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A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3zgr

Population  100 (2000 S. Wurm).
Region  Central Province, Table Bay east end, Bailebo-Tavenei River lower reaches.
Language map  Papua New Guinea, Map 17, reference number 770
Dialects  Most similar to Suau [swp]. Vocabulary heavily influenced by Mailu [mgu]. Ouma [oum], Yoba [yob], and Bina [bmn] are separate languages.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, Papuan Tip, Peripheral, Central Papuan, Oumic, Magoric
Language use  Also use Suau, the Gadaisu dialect of Suau, Mailu, or Hiri Motu [hmo].
Comments  Probably no remaining speakers. Nearly extinct.
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