Kakabai

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Igora
Population

900 (2003 SIL). 135 monolinguals.

Location

Milne Bay Province, Alotau district, Weraura and Suau LLGs, inland villages, Papua eastern tip.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

North Kakabai, South Kakabai.

Language Use

Also use Buhutu [bxh], Dawawa [dww], English [eng], Hiri Motu [hmo], Wedau [wed].

Language Development
Poetry. Videos. Bible portions: 2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Kakabai serves as marker of group identity.