Motu

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Pure Motu, True Motu
Population

39,000 (2008 A. Taylor).

Location

Central Province, Port Moresby area, coastal villages from Manumanu, Galley Reach, to GabaGaba.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Eastern Motu, Western Motu.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1973.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Government schools in all villages.