Samosa

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

90 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Madang Province, inland from Aleishafen on Gogal river north tributary headwaters.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Related to Murupi [mqw], Wamas, [wmc] Rapting [rpt], Mosimo [mqv], Saruga [sra], Nake [nbk], Matepi [mqe], Garus [gyb], Yoidik [ydk], Rempi [rmp], Silopi [xsp], Utu [utu], Mawan [mcz], Baimak [bmx], Bagupi [bpi], Gal [gap], Nobonob [gaw], and Wagi [fad].

Language Use

Endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Garus [gyb], Nobonob [gaw], and Tok Pisin [tpi] (2007).