Tairora, North

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Tairora
Population

6,000 (2003 SIL).

Location

Eastern Highlands province: Kainantu and Obura districts, north of Kainantu.

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Language Status

5* (Developing).

Dialects

Aantantara (Andandara), Arau-Varosia (Arau-Barosia), Arokaara (Arokara), Saiqora (Sai’ora), Tairora.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Kambaira [kyy].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 75%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%. Texts. NT: 1979–2012.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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