Gobasi

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Nomad
Population

1,100 (1993 ECP).

Location

Western Province.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Gobasi (Bibo), Honibo, Oibae (Oiba). Related to Samo [smq] and Kubo [jko].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%–15%. 2 vernacular primary schools.