Nambo

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Arufe, Nambu, Namna
Population

710 (2003 SIL).

Location

Western Province, Morehead district, Arufe, Gubam, Bebdeben, Pongariki and Derideri villages bordering Idi [idi] and Nen [nqn] lanuage areas.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Nambo, Namna (Nama). Namna dialect, in Pongariki and Derideri, being replaced by Nambo dialect. Children in Derideri learn only Nambo.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Nen [nqn].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1974.