Language of the Day for 12 July 2019


Koluwawa [klx]

A language of
Papua New Guinea
Population Full
900 (1998 SIL).
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Vigorous. All domains. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Also use Bwaidoka [bwd], Dobu [dob], English [eng], Iamalele [yml], Iduna [viv], Minaveha [mvn]. Used as L2 by Minaveha [mvn].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 50%–80%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–80%. Taught in primary schools. Literature. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Bible portions: 2000–2010.
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