Kuni

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

2,400 (2000 census).

Location

Central Province, Kairuku and southwest Goilala districts, toward Port Moresby, south of Mekeo.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 52% with Lala [nrz], 47% with Mekeo [mek], 40% with Waima [rro], the most similar varieties.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Bible portions: 1997.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].