Bimin

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

2,250 (2003 SIL).

Location

Sandaun Province, Bak-Bimin district; Western Province.

Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Bim, Nimtep Weng. Reportedly similar to Faiwol [fai].

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: More than 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Vernacular primary schools. New media. NT: 2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Much intermarriage and cultural exchange with Oksapmin [opm].