Tungag

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Dang, Lavangai, Lavongai, Toangai, Tungak
Population

12,000 (1990 SIL).

Location

New Ireland Province, Lamet district, New Hanover, Tingwon, and Umbukul islands.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Typology

SVO

Language Use

Church, with Tok Pisin [tpi]. Also use English [eng], Tok Pisin [tpi], or Tungag [lcm].

Language Development
Primary education in English [eng]. Grammar. NT: 1999.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Center of Johnson cargo cult. Christian.