Language of the Day for 02 December 2019


Pouye [bye]

A language of
Papua New Guinea
Population Full
960 (2003 SIL), increasing.
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Vigorous. All domains. Used by all. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi], especially men, boys, and a few women. Used as L2 by Karawa [xrw].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–20% in Tok Pisin [tpi]. Bible portions: 1995–2007.