Lungga

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A language of Solomon Islands

Alternate Names
Luga, Luqa
Population

2,770 (1999 SIL).

Location

Western Province, south Ranonga island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Duke [nke] (Nduke). Ghanongga [ghn] and Simbo [sbb] related but separate.

Language Use

All ages. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].