Bisis

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Yambiyambi, Yembiyembi
Autonym
Bises
Population

3,500 (2013 Ethnos360). Ethnic population: 5,000 (2013 Ethnos360).

Location

East Sepik province: Ambunti district, between Lower Salumei river and Chambri lake, Hunstein range. 3 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Vigorous. Used by all. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development

NT: 2013.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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