Rapoisi

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Konua, Kunua
Population

3,500 (1998 SIL).

Location

Bougainville province: Kuna district, northwest Bougainville island. Most villages are inland.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Askopan [eiv], Ramopa [kjx], and Rotokas [roo].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Poetry. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1994–2003.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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