Mian

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Mianmin
Population

1,400 (2000 census).

Location

Sandaun Province, Telefomin district, north Fak and Aki river valleys, August river headwaters; upper May river, Nenebil, Suganga, Blimo, and Wagarabai.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Mianmin, Upper August River, Usage. Lexical similarity: 75%–83% among dialects.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Grammar. NT: 1986.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Ethnonym: Mianmin.