Pamosu

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Hinihon
Autonym
Pamosu
Population

1,500 (2000 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,620 (2000 census).

Location

Madang province: north central, Adelbert Range.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Hinangave, Hinihon, Perene.

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, church, community. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some also use Pal [abw], especially the older generation.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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