Kilmeri

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Kilmera
Population

1,970 (2004 SIL), decreasing. Ethnic population: 2,800 (2004 SIL).

Location

Sandaun Province, Vanimo district near Ossima. 15 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Eastern Kilmeri (Ossima), Western Kilmeri (Isi).

Language Use

No users under age 10. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1980.