Nekgini

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

430 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

Madang Province, west of Mot river.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Typology

SOV; articles, adjectives, numerals after noun heads; verb affixes mark number of subject.

Language Use

Home, village. Also use Neko [nej], Tok Pisin [tpi]. Used as L2 by Neko [nej].

Language Development
Taught in secondary schools, in 2 preparatory schools.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.