Bogaya

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bogaia, Pogaya
Population

300 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

Western Province, large area east of Strickland river; Southern Highlands Province, Koroba Lake Kopiago district; Western Province, North Fly district, Olsobip and Nomad RLLGs.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Significant inter-marriage with Duna [duc] (more prestigious) is leading to mixed language use among some Bogaya.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%.