Watut, North

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Onank, Unangg, Unank, Watut
Population

460 (Holzknecht 1988). Ethnic population: 660.

Location

Morobe Province, Mumeng district, Kaiapit area, Waffa calley.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

North Watut may combine with Silisili and Maralinan (dialects of Middle Watut [mpl]) to form 1 language: North Watut (Holzknecht 1988).

Language Use

Not endangered (2000 D. Tryon). Most domains. All ages.