Tembagla language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionSouthern Highlands Province
Native speakers
41,000 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mux

Tembagla, also known as Bo-Ung (Mbo-Ung), is one of the languages spoken in the Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea. Geographically the people are Kaugel, but their language appears to be closer to the related Medlpa.

Dialects are Ku Waru, Mara-Gomu, Miyemu (Miyem), and Tembalo (Tembaglo).

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  1. ^ Bo-Ung at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bo-Ung". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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