Kerewo

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Kerewa, Kerewa-Goari
Population

2,200 (Wurm 1975).

Location

Gulf Province, Omati river west bank, east and inland to Samoa village.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Gibario (Goaribari).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Bible portions: 1926–1941.
Writing
Latin script.