Borong

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Kosorong, Naama
Population

2,200 (2000 SIL). Ethnic population: 2,400.

Location

Morobe Province, Finschhafen district, central Huon peninsula between Kuat and Burum rivers. 5 villages and 5 hamlets, Lae and others.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kosorong, Yangeborong.

Typology

SOV; postpositions; long and short vowels

Language Use

Vigorous. Religious services. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi] or Kâte [kmg].

Language Development
NT: 2002.
Writing
Latin script.