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A language of Papua New Guinea

Population

800 (2014 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,000 (2014 SIL).

Location

Sandaun province: west of Lumi. 5 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

You (Ai). Different dialects in each village.

Language Use

Vitality declining in some villages. Some young people, all adults. Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some also use Olo [ong].

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