Bogaya

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bogaia, Pogaya
Population

L1 users: 300 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

Hela province: Koroba Lake Kopiago district; Western province: large area east of Strickland river; North Fly district, Olsobip and Nomad RLLGs.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Duna [duc], as a more prestigious variety, which is acquired as a result of significant intermarriage.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], limited usage.

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