Kaki Ae

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Lorabada, Lou, Raepa Tati, Tate, Tati
Population

L1 users: 630 (2004 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,280.

Location

Gulf province: Auri, Kupiano, Kupla, Lou, Ovorio, and Uriri villages southeast of Kerema.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Different from Torricelli [tei] (Lou) in East Sepik Province or Lou [loj] in Manus Province.

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Positive attitudes. Also use Hiri Motu [hmo], especially older generation, as LWC. Also use Toaripi [tqo], but decreasingly as L2. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi], especially the youth.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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