Maiwala

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

2,450 (2000 census).

Location

Milne Bay Province, Alotau district, Huhu LGA, Milne bay head.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Maiwala. Lexical similarity: 67% with Tawala [tbo] at Diwala village (most similar).

Language Use

Also use English [eng], Suau [swp], Tawala [tbo], some Motu [meu].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Taught in secondary schools, 2 schools.