Mari
Hop
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMadang Province
Native speakers
810 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3hob
Glottologmari1429
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Mari, or Hop, is a minor Austronesian language of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in the four villages of Bumbu (5°59′07″S 145°54′07″E / 5.985151°S 145.902057°E / -5.985151; 145.902057 (Bumbu)), Bubirumpun (5°58′47″S 145°53′54″E / 5.979754°S 145.898206°E / -5.979754; 145.898206 (Bopirumpun)), Musuam (5°53′04″S 145°44′23″E / 5.884498°S 145.739611°E / -5.884498; 145.739611 (Musuam)), and Sangkiang (5°55′17″S 145°50′14″E / 5.921326°S 145.837215°E / -5.921326; 145.837215 (Sankaing)) in Usino Rural LLG of the Ramu valley.[2]

References

  1. ^ Mari at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Holzknecht, Susanne (1989). The Markham Languages of Papua New Guinea. Pacific Linguistics. ISBN 0-85883-394-8.