Karawa

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bulawa
Population

63 (2003 SIL), decreasing. No monolinguals (2007 SIL).

Location

Sandaun Province, Lumi district, Pulwa village.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Related to Awtuw [kmn] and Pouye [bye]. Lexical similarity: 67% with Pouye [bye].

Language Use

Shifting to Pouye [bye], who consider Karawa part of their language.