Patep

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Ptep
Population

1,700 (2003 SIL).

Location

Morobe Province, Mumeng district.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Dengalu. In Mumeng, group of related varieties. Some intelligibility of Gorakor [goc] and Zenag [zeg].

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Dengalu dialect is seriously endangered (2000 S. Wurm).

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1986.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].