Loniu

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Lonio, Ndroku
Population

460 (1977 P. Lincoln). Ethnic population: 660.

Location

Manus Province, Los Negros island south coast, Lolak and Loniu villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Bipi [biq].

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Most domains. All ages. Also use Lele [lle], Papitalai [pat]. Used as L2 by Papitalai [pat].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.