Kamasau

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Wand Tuan
Population

960 (2003 SIL).

Location

East Sepik province: Wewak district. Ghini dialect: Wandomi, Wobu and Yibab; Hagi dialect: Kenyari; Segi dialect: Kamasau, Tring, and Wau villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Hagi, Segi, Ghini.

Language Use

Few young people, mostly adults.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Dictionary. NT: 1998.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].