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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

25 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Milne Bay province: southwest of Radarada and Ruaba, inland from Goodenough bay.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Seriously endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Daga [dgz] (Wurm 2007). Older adults only. All also use Daga [dgz], Mapena [mnm], Umanakaina [gdn]. Some also use English [eng], especially young people. Some also use Motu [meu], especially adults. Some also use Tok Pisin [tpi], especially adults.

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