Nankina

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

2,500 (1991 SIL).

Location

Madang province: Saidor district, upper Nankina river valley.

Language Status

5* (Developing).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Gamane [bmp], Yout Wam [ytw].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 5%–15%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Grammar. Bible portions: 1990.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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