Simeku

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

3,000 (2007 SIL). 2,000 Koopei and 1,000 Mainoki.

Location

Bougainville Province, Crown Prince Range west of Arawa, Mainoki on west slope and Koopei east.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Koopei (Kopei, Korpei), Mainoki (Mainoke). Not functionally intelligible with Naasioi [nas].

Other Comments

People culturally conservative.