Dobu language

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Dobu
Dobuan
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Milne Bay Province, tip of Cape Vogel
Native speakers
10,000 (1998)[1]
60% monolingual (1998?)[2]
L2 speakers: 100,000 (1987)[1]
Latin script (Dobuan alphabet)
Dobuan Braille
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dob
Glottolog dobu1241[3]

Dobu or Dobuan is an Austronesian language spoken in Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. It is a lingua franca for 100,000 people in D'Entrecasteaux Islands.

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  1. ^ a b Dobu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Dobu language at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Dobu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.