Mape

Print

A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

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

Location

Morobe province: Mape river area.

Language Maps
Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Naga, Mape, Nigac, Fukac. 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].

Free Views Left: