Wia

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Sausi, Uya, Wiya
Autonym
Wia, Witi
Population

500 (2000 SIL).

Location

Madang province: Upper Ramu river, near Koropa.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Related to Kou [snz], Kesawai [xes], and Watiwa [wtf].

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. All also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Used as L2 by Danaru [dnr].

Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 2000.

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