Patpatar

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gelik, Patpari
Population

7,000 (1998 SIL).

Location

New Ireland Province, south central Namatanai district.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Pala, Patpatar, Sokirik.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 75%–100%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. NT: 1997.
Writing
Latin script.