Chambri

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Tchambuli, Tshamberi
Population

1,700 (1991).

Location

East Sepik Province, marsh dwellers east and north of Sepik Hill area, southeast shore and a Chambri lake island. 4 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Other Comments

Income comes from fishing. Traditional religion.