Sukurum

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

1,160 (2000 census). Ethnic population: 1,160.

Location

Morobe Province, upper Markham valley, Leron river northwest side.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Related to Sarasira [zsa], Mari [hob], Wampur [waz] (the Mountain subgroup of Upper Markham languages), and Adzera [adz] (the other Upper Markham language).

Language Use

All also use Sarasira [zsa]. Most men also use Adzera [adz], some also use Awara [awx]. Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi].