Mamusi

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Kakuna
Population

6,000 (1985 SIL).

Location

East New Britain Province, southeast coast, inland on Melkoi and Torlu rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kakuna, Mamusi, Melkoi.

Language Use

Home, village. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Only young people.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Scattered village schools.