Muratayak

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Asat, Murataik
Population

810 (2003 SIL).

Location

Madang Province, Rai Coast district, east of Saidor.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Asaro’o [mtv], Bulgebi [bmp], Degenan [dge], Forak [frq], Guya [gka], Gwahatike [dah], and Yagomi [ygm].

Language Use

People in Yagomi [ygm] villages reportedly speak Muratayak. Used as L2 by Forak [frq].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].