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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

8,000 (2000 census). 1,600 monolinguals.

Location

Sandaun Province, Lumi district, Torricelli mountain foothills. 19 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SVO; extensive agreement system.

Language Use

Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].