Taiap

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gapun
Population

75 (Wurm 2007).

Location

East Sepik province: Gapun village.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Not closely related to any other language.

Language Use

Endangered or seriously endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Mostly middle-aged and older (Wurm 2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Other Comments

Taiap is the language, Gapun the village.

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