Heyo

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Arima, Arinua, Arinwa, Lolopani, Ruruhip, Wan Wan
Population

2,710 (2000 census). 270 monolinguals.

Location

Sandaun Province, Nuku district.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 60% with Yahang [rhp].

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Also use English [eng], Tok Pisin [tpi].

Other Comments

Yahang [rhp] is also called Ruruhip. Traditional religion, Christian.