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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

900 (2006 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,630 (2000 census).

Location

Morobe province: Saruwaged range south side, rugged terrain northeast of Boana. 8 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Northern Nuk, Southern Nuk, Wagangan.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Positive attitudes. Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Writing

Latin script [Latn], in development.

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