Gizrra

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gizra
Population

1,050 (2002 SIL).

Location

Western Province, South Fly area, northeast of Torres Strait, Saibai island, Kulalae, Ngomtono, Barnap, Kupere, and Waidoro villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Waidoro, Western Gizra.

Typology

SOV

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15% (including semiliterates). Literacy rate in L2: 80% (including semiliterates). Bible portions: 2002–2010.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.