Wára

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Ara, Kamindjo, Rouku, Tjokwai, Tokwasa, Upper Morehead, Vara, Wärä, Yumbar
Population

700 (2002 SIL).

Location

Western Province, Morehead district, villages west of Morehead.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Anta, Kómnjo, Wára, Wèré.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–15%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. 4 primary schools.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.