Oksapmin

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

8,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Sandaun Province, Telefomin district, southwest Sepik Hill languages border.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Several dialects. Not closely related to other languages.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Hewa [ham].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary. NT: 1992.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].