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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Som
Population

120 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Madang Province, Huon peninsula north coast, next to Saidor, Wab and Saui villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Mindiri [mpn] and Awad Bing [bcu].

Language Use

Seriously endangered (2000 D. Tryon); potentially endangered or endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Biliau [bcu] and Tok Pisin [tpi] (2007).