Benabena

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bena
Population

45,000 (1998 NTM).

Location

Eastern Highlands Province, Goroka district.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Used as L2 by Abaga [abg].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Grammar. NT: 1983.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.