Gavak

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bosiken, Boskien, Dimir
Population

3,820 (2003 SIL).

Location

Madang Province, Segar, Dindareng, Basken, Pagin, Dawo, and Malan villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Some children no longer speak the language. Positive attitudes. Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi]; both English [eng] and Tok Pisin also used in church.

Other Comments

Dimir is the name of a tree.