Asaro’o

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Morafa
Population

1,250 (2003 SIL).

Location

Madang Province, southeast of Saidor: Bagen, Subura, Baru, and Somek; some in Mur; possibly in Kasu.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Molet. Related to Muratayak [asx], Bulgebi [bmp], Degenan [dge], Forak [frq], Guya [gka], Gwahatike [dah], and Yagomi [ygm].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Forak [frq].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Morafa is a clan name. In Mur, the dialect is called Molet.