Minanibai

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Eme-Eme, Hei, Pepeha
Population

300 (Wurm and Hattori 1981), decreasing.

Location

Gulf Province, Ikobi Kairi and Goaribari census districts, near Omati river mouth, Pepeha and Moka villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Mubami [tsx].

Language Use

Vitality status highly questionable. Most if not all are bilingual in Mouwase [jmw], Kaser [meb], or other vernaculars.