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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