Nukuria

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Fead, Nahoa, Nuguria
Population

550 (2003 SIL). 170 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 700.

Location

Bougainville Province, Atolls district, northeast of Bougainville island, Nukuria atoll.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Nukeria.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools.
Other Comments

Distinct from Takuu [nho] and Nukumanu [nuq] in Papua New Guinea and Sikiana [sik] and Luangiua (Ontong Java [ojv]) in Solomon Islands. Christian.