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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Mugil, Saker
Population

3,750 (2003 SIL).

Location

Madang Province, Madang district, North Coast road just opposite Karkar island.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. Mainly adults. Mixed attitudes. Also use Garus [gyb], Matukar [mjk], Takia [tbc], Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: More than 50%. Taught in primary schools. Dictionary. NT: 2001.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.