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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Mugil, Saker
Population

3,750 (2003 SIL).

Location

Madang Province, Madang district, North Coast road just opposite Karkar island.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. Mainly adults. Mixed attitudes. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi], Garus [gyb], Takia [tbc], or Matukar [mjk].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: More than 50%. Taught in primary schools. Dictionary. NT: 2001.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian.