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Episode 717

Abom language
Sun, 2019-Apr-21 00:17 UTC
Length - 1:19

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Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.

The random article for Sunday, 21 April 2019 is Abom language.

Abom is a nearly extinct language spoken in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. According to a 2002 census, only 15 people still speak this language, all elderly.

It was once classified as a divergent Tirio language, but it turns out not only to not be Tirio, but to not belong to the Anim languages that Tirio is a branch of.

All of the speakers are older adults. Middle-aged adults have some understanding of it, but no children speak or understand Abom.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 00:17 UTC on Sunday, 21 April 2019.

For the full current version of the article, see Abom language on Wikipedia.

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