Fas

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bembi
Population

2,500 (2000 census).

Location

Sandaun Province, Amanab and Aitape districts, Fas, Fugumui, Kilifas, Utai, and Wara Mayu villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Eastern Fas, Western Fas. Small dialect differences.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Grammar. Bible portions: 1983.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].