Ese language

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Ese
Region Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
10,000 (2000)[1]
4,000 monolinguals (no date)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mcq
Glottolog esee1247[3]

Ese, or Managalasi, is a language of Papua New Guinea. Dialects are Muaturaina, Chimona, Dea, Akabafa, Nami, Mesari, Averi, Afore, Minjori, Oko, Wakue, Numba, Jimuni, Karira. Perhaps 40% of speakers are monolingual.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ese at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Ese language at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Ese". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.