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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Manubara
Population

1,350 (2000 census).

Location

Central Province, Abau and Rigo districts, Marshall lagoon to northwest; Oro (formerly Northern) Province, Mount Brown area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Amota, Didigaru, Gebi, Imila, Maria, Oibu, Uderi. Lexical similarity: 63% with Doromu-Koki [kqc] (most similar).