Nabak

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Naba, Napa, Wain
Population

16,000 (1994 SIL).

Location

Morobe Province, Lae district, Busu river east headwaters. 52 villages, 30 settlements.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 50%–75%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. NT: 1998.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.