Barok

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Kanalu, Kanapit, Kolube, Komalu, Kulubi
Population

2,120 (1985).

Location

New Ireland, south central, east and west coasts. 15 villages.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Barok, Usen.

Language Use

Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Bible portions: 1929.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].