Mangseng

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Mangsing, Masegi, Maseki
Population

2,500 (1998 SIL).

Location

West New Britain north coast, south of Commodore bay to Montagu harbor on south coast of East New Britain Province, to Fulleborn harbor west.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Marapu, Umua. Linguistic isolate, most closely related to Solong [aaw].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 1999.
Writing
Latin script.