Keoru-Ahia

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Ahia, Ahiave, Haura, Haura Haela, Horo, Houro, Hovoiroro, Hovoyo, Ke’oru, Keuro, Keuru, Kouri, Lavau, Lower Ahia, O’o Moko, Pairi, Velepa
Population

L1 users: 5,970 (2000 census). Keoru: 5070, Ahia: 710, Pairi: 190.

Location

Gulf province: Purari river mouth east to Bairu river west of Kerema.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Keoru, Pairi, Ahia (Aheave).

Language Use

Also use Orokolo [oro], but decreasingly as L2.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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