Mape

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

1,700 (2000 census). Ethnic population: 7,000.

Location

Morobe Province, Mape river area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Fukac, Mape, Naga, Nigac. Reportedly similar to Kâte [kmg], the lingua franca.

Language Use

Most shifted to Kâte [kmg]. Naga and Nigac dialects may be extinct.

Language Development
NT: 2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].