Arop-Sissano

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Arop
Population

1,150 (1998 SIL).

Location

Sandaun Province, Aitape district, Arop village.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Related to Sissano [sso], Malol [mbk], and Sera [sry].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Bible portions: 1988–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

863 people killed in July 1998 tsunami.