2,500 (1994 SIL).
Southern Highlands Province, into Western Province, Mount Bosavi north and west slopes.
Kaluli, Kugenesi, Ologo, Walulu. Dialect differences are not great. Similar to but different from Kasua [khs].
SOV; prepositions; articles, adjectives, numerals after noun heads; question word initial; 1–4 prefixes; word order important; affixes indicate case; verb affixes mark person; ergativity; CV, CVC, CVV; tonal
Some also use Tok Pisin [tpi].
Traditional religion, Christian.