Kutong

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Dinangat, Kutong gin, Sakam
Population

1,300 (2000 census). 200 monolinguals.

Location

Morobe province: Kamdaran, Makwa, Sakam, and Tamunat villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Akwawin, Iyot, Sakam, Kamdaran. Most divergent Uruwa language.

Language Use

Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: About 10% in Kutong, and growing. Poetry.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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