Kaleiwag Kweivaw: Muyuw Language New Testament / PNG Milne Bay Province Papua New Guinea / 263P 2014 Reprint / First Print in 1976
Kaleiwag Kweivaw: Muyuw Language New Testament
PNG, Milne Bay Province Papua New Guinea
Hardcover 263P 2014 Reprint, First Print in 1976
by Bible Society of Papua New Guinea (Author)
Hardcover: 938 pages
Publisher: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea
About the Language
Muyuw language (Egum, Murua, Murua Dukwayasi, Murua Kaulae, Muruwa, Muyu, Muyua, Muyuwa) is one of the Kilivila-Louisiades languages (of the Austronesian language family), spoken on the Woodlark Island (Papua New Guinea).
Number of speakers: 6,000 (1998), of them 3,000 are monolinguals.
Speakers also use Dobu, Kilivila or Misima-Paneati. Latin script is used. Dialects included Yanaba, Lougaw (Gawa), Wamwan, Nawyem, Iwa. Iwa dialect is transitional between Muyuw and Kilivila. Lexical similarity 68% with Kilivila.
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