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). 14,300 Andelale, 13,500 Kala, and 6,360 No-penge (2000 census).

Location

Western Highlands province. Tambul district (No-Penge dialect), lower Kaugel district (Kala dialect), Southern Highlands province (Andelale dialect).

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Melpa [med].

Language Development
NT: 1995–1998.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].