Kayan

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Kaian, Kayan Na Yon
Population

740 (2013 PBT). L2 users: 40 (2013 PBT). Ethnic population: 790 (2013 PBT).

Location

Madang province: Bogia district, Kayan village; coast east of Ramu river.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible: 1990.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], minimal usage.

Other Comments

Christian.