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, Barnap, Kulalae, Kupere, Ngomtono, and Waidoro villages northeast of Torres Strait, Saibai island.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Western Gizra, Waidoro.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

All ages.

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

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.