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

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 [gil].

Typology

SVO

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.