Yawiyo

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Yabio
Population

66 (2000 census).

Location

Sandaun Province, Telefomin district, east of Duranmin, 3 villages; East Sepik Province, Ambunti-Dreikikir district; language area situated astride upstream portion of Wano river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 7% with Papi [ppe].

Language Use

Also use Saniyo-Hiyewe [sny].