Weri

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Wele, Weli
Population

4,160 (McElhanon 1978).

Location

Morobe Province, Wau district, Biaru, Waria, and Ono rivers’ headwaters.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Biaru-Waria, Ono, Sim.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 50%–75%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Grammar. NT: 1984.
Writing
Latin script.