Menya

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Menyama, Menye
Population

20,000 (1998 SIL).

Location

Gulf province: Karema district, Naniwe area; Morobe province: Menyamya district, north Tauri river area and tributaries.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–15%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Grammar. Bible portions: 1995–2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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