Humene

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

940 (2000 census).

Location

Central Province, lower Sogeri plateau; adjacent plain between Gaire and Kapakapa villages. Manugoro is principal village.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Humene, Lagume (Lakume, Manukolu). Lexical similarity: 65%–74% with Kwale [ksj] (most similar).

Language Use

Some also use Hiri Motu [hmo] and Motu [meu] or English [eng].