Yipma

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Barua, Baruya
Population

6,600 (1990 census).

Location

Eastern Highlands Province, Marawaka district.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Baruya, Gulicha, Usirampia (Wuzuraabya), Wantakia.

Typology

SOV.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–20%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Dictionary. NT: 1992.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].