One, Northern

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Aunalei, Onele, Oni
Population

2,000 (2000 M. Crowther). Ethnic population: 2,000.

Location

Sandaun province: Lumi district, West Waipei division, Karantu, Koiniri, Parara, Romei, and Wolwale villages between east Bewani and west Torricelli ranges.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Kabore One [onk], Inebu One [oin], Southern One [osu], Kwamtim One [okk], Molmo One [aun].

Language Use

All domains except church. All ages. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2013–2014.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.