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, Koopei on east slope, Mainoki west.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

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

Other Comments

People culturally conservative.

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