Foia Foia

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Foiafoia, Foyafoya
Population

180 (2000 census).

Location

Western Province, Middle Fly district, Bibisa village.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 73% with Minanibai [mcv], 52% with Mubami [tsx], 59% with Hoyahoya [hhy], 54% with Hoia Hoia [hhi].

Language Use

All domains. Some also use Tok Pisin [tpi] at Kamusi. Also use Bamu [bcf]. Used as L2 by Hoia Hoia [hhi].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].