Yabong

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Autonym
Yabong
Population

1,500 (2000 census).

Location

Madang province.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV; articles, adjectives, numerals after noun heads; verb affixes mark number of subject.

Language Use

All domains except market. Mixed use: religion. Used by all. Also use Tok Pisin [tpi].

Language Development

Vernacular prep school in one village.

Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 2006.

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