Ambulas

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Abelam, Abulas
Population

44,000 (1991 SIL). 27,000 in Wosera, 9,000 in Maprik, 8,000 in Wingei (1991 SIL).

Location

East Sepik Province, Maprik district.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Maprik, Wingei, Wosera-Kamu, Wosera-Mamu.

Typology

OSV.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1974–1996.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian (Protestant).