Umbu-Ungu

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gawigl, Gawil, Imbo-Ungu, Kakoli, Kaugel, Kauil, Ubu Ugu, Umbongu, Umbu Ungu
Population

34,200 (2000 census).

Location

Western Highlands Province. No-Penge dialect: Tambul district; Kala dialect: lower Kaugel district; Andelale dialect: Southern Highlands Province.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Andelale, Kala (Mendo-Kala), No-Penge.

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Some understand Melpa [med].

Language Development
NT: 1995–1998.
Writing
Latin script.