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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Ali, Yakamul
Population

3,460 (2003 SIL), decreasing.

Location

Sandaun province: between Paup and Yakamul coast; Ali, Angel, and Seleo islands.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Ali, Yakamul, Yigel.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. All also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Some also use Aruek [aur].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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