Madak

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Lelet, Mandak
Population

3,000 (1985 UBS). Ethnic population: 5,000 (2000 SIL).

Location

New Ireland province: Central New Ireland district.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Danu, Katingan, Lelet, Mesi, Malom.

Language Use

In the strongest villages, all ages speak the language, but in other areas not all children learn the language.

Language Development
NT: 1995–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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