A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gitoa, Kelana

900 (2000 SIL). Ethnic population: 900 (2000 SIL).


Morobe province: Huon peninsula north coast.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Strong desire to preserve language and culture, as well as learn both Tok Pisin [tpi] and English [eng]. Most domains. Used by all. Positive attitudes. All also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some also use Kâte [kmg], especially older adults and elderly. Some also use Sio [xsi], especially older adults and elderly.

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