Language of the Day for 12 February 2020


Sos Kundi [sdk]

A language of
Papua New Guinea
Population Full
3,300 (Richardson and Tupper 2013).
6b (Threatened).
Language Use
Mixed use in all domains except when communicating with outsiders, where Tok Pisin [tpi] is used. Some young people, all adults. Mixed attitudes, from positive to neutral. All also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. A few also use Mevembet [keh] (Richardson and Tupper 2013). Used as L2 by Mevembet [keh].
Language Development
Literature. Dictionary.