Hote

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Hotec, Ho’tei, Malê, Malei
Population

2,300 (2000 census). Ethnic population: 2,350.

Location

Morobe Province, Lae district, Francisco diver area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Hote, Misim (Musim, Ombalei). Lexical similarity: 90% between Hote and Misim dialects; 70% with Yamap [ymp].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 40%–65%. NT: 2010.
Writing
Latin script.