Awa

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Mobuta
Population

2,050 (2003 SIL).

Location

Eastern Highlands Province, Okapa and Kainantu districts.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ilakia, Northeast Awa, South Awa, Tauna.

Typology

SOV

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1974–2002.
Writing
Latin script.