MALOL: a language of Papua New Guinea

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).

SIL code: MBK

ISO 639-2: map

Population 3,330. 
Region Sandaun Province, around Malol village.
Alternate names   MALON, MALOLO
Classification Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, North New Guinea, Schouten, Siau.
Comments Distinct enough from Sissano, Arop-Sissano, and Sera that it will probably need separate literature.

This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com/14.

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