Biage

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

1,100 (2009 S. Cott).

Location

Oro province: Sohe district, Kokoda RLLG, along Owen Stanley range foothills and mountains.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Mountain Biage, Lowlands Biage.

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, traditional domains. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Many also use Tok Pisin [tpi] (Gray et al 2015b).

Language Development

Three elementary schools use some Biage for instruction.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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