Mumeng
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMorobe Province
Native speakers
(7,100 Kumalu, Zenag, Gorakor cited 1979)[1]
1,700 Patep (2003), 350 Dambi (2000)
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
dac – Dambi
ksl – Kumalu
ptp – Patep (Ptep, Dengalu)
zeg – Zenag (Zenang)
goc – Gorakor
Glottologmume1239
ELPDengalu
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Mumeng is classified as Definitely Endangered by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Mumeng is a dialect chain of the Austronesian family in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Dambi–Kumalu and Patep–Zenag–Gorakor have a degree of mutual intelligibility. Kapin may belong as well.

References

  1. ^ Dambi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Kumalu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Patep (Ptep, Dengalu) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Zenag (Zenang) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Gorakor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)