Piame

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Biami
Population

100 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

Sandaun Province, middle Sepik region, Niksek and Walio rivers’ headwaters.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

3 speakers use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%.
Other Comments

First contact with outsiders in 1982.