Yareba

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Middle Musa
Population

750 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

Oro (formerly Northern) Province, Popondetta and Ijitivari districts, Moni river basin.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use Hiri Motu [hmo]. Used as L2 by Aneme Wake [aby], Bariji [bjc], Nawaru [nwr].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 75%–100%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Dictionary. NT: 1973–1987.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1965.