Language of the Day for 10 January 2019


Napu [npy]

A language of
Population Full
6,100 (2000 R. Hanna), increasing.
6b* (Threatened).
Language Use
60% of parents pass it on to the children. Young people tend to use Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). Some domains, hymns, work announcements. Positive attitudes. Most also use Indonesian [ind].
Language Development
High interest in Napu literature. Dictionary. NT: 2000–2016.
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