Selepet

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Selepe
Population

7,000 (1988 SIL). Ethnic population: 7,500.

Location

Morobe Province, Kabwum district, Pumune and Kiari river valleys.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

North Selepet, South Selepet.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1986.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.