Nakwi

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

280 (2003 SIL).

Location

East Sepik Province, Nakwi-Amasu, Augot, Tiki, and Uwau villages south of Ama [amm] language area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 71% with Nimo [niw].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 1%.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Village locations change frequently. Acculturation slight. Traditional religion.