Samo

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Daba, Nomad, Supei
Population

900 (2001 SIL).

Location

Western Province, Lake Murray district, south Upper Strickland census district, east of Strickland river, north of Nomad.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use Hiri Motu [hmo], Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–15%. Literacy rate in L2: 20%–25%. Taught in primary schools. Bible portions: 1980–2007.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.