Hotec, Ho’tei, Malê, Malei
2,300 (2000 census). Ethnic population: 2,350.
Morobe province: Lae district, Francisco river area.
Hote, Misim (Musim, Ombalei). Lexical similarity: 90% between Hote and Misim dialects; 70% with Yamap [ymp].
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 40%–65%. NT: 2010.
Latin script [Latn].