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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

15 (2002 SIL).

Location

Western Province, a few older adults in Tewara, Lewada, and Mutam villages.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 14% with Bitur [mcc], 12% with Baramu [bmz], 11% with Makayam [aup], 9% with Wara [tci], 4% with Idi [idi] and Agob [kit].

Language Use

Mainly older adults.