Ronji

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gali, Roinji
Population

450 (2003 SIL).

Location

Madang and Morobe provinces, 1 village in each province, north coast of Huon Peninsula, northwest of Wasu, north-northwest of Sapmanga, southeast of Saidor.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 54% with Mato [met], 36% with Pano [mqz], 36% with Karnai [bbv], 33% with Arop-Lokep [apr], 33% with Sio [xsi], 28% with Mutu [tuc] 28% with Malalamai [mmt], 24% with Gitua [ggt].

Typology

SVO.

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.