Uisai

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

350 (2001 UNESCO). Ethnic population: 1,500 (2001 UNESCO).

Location

Bougainville province: Buin district.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Reuno, Kugala, Kukuinu, Iuno.

Language Use

Used by all. Also use English [eng], Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 50%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Radio. Texts. Bible portions: 1986.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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