Konomala

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

800 (1985 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,990 (2000 census).

Location

New Ireland province: southeast coast. 8 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Laket, Konomala.

Language Use

Kapsipau village shifting to Siar-Lak [sjr]. Laket dialect shifting to Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some young people, all adults. Positive attitudes. All also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some also use Ramoaaina [rai], Siar-Lak [sjr].

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