Pamosu

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Hinihon
Population

1,500 (2000 SIL).

Location

Madang Province, north central, Adelbert Range.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Kowaki [xow].

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, church, community. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some of older generation also use Pal [abw].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.