Kamula

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Wawoi
Population

800 (1998 SIL).

Location

Western Province, Wawoi Falls area, Kamiyami village; Aramia river area, Keseki and Somokopa.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Pare [ppt] is most similar (Reesink 1976).

Language Use

Also use Doso [dol], Gogodala [ggw]. Used as L2 by Aimele [ail], Dibiyaso [dby], Doso [dol], Odoodee [kkc], Turumsa [tqm].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Literacy increasing. 2 vernacular primary schools. NT: 2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].