L1 users: 2,350 (1979 census).
Morobe province: Bulolo and Mumeng districts; hills southwest of Mumeng, 5 villages; Lae and Wau settlements.
Kapin, Garawa (Gawawa). May be part of the Mumeng group of related varieties.
SVO; prepositions; genitives before nouns, adjectives, numerals, relatives after noun heads; V, CV, CVC, CVV, CVVC, CVCC, VC; nontonal.
Latin script [Latn].