Documentation of Momu, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea
|Location:||Papua New Guinea|
This collection will consist of a corpus of materials on the Fas (or Momu as it is referred to locally) language. Fas is spoken in Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea. There are approximately 5000 speakers spread across 19 villages. Fas has the ISO-639-3 code fqs. Fas is spoken in the region between 3°03’10.25”S, 141°12’06.90” and 3°26’48.05”E, 141°56’52.39”E.
The majority of work was carried out in Mori and Savamui village, in the north-east of that region.
Group represented Momu/Fas speakers
Language information Fas, referred to locally as Momu, and also known as Bembi in older literature. There are two dialects: Eastern and Western Fas. The material in this collection is Eastern Fas.
Deposit contents This deposit contains materials collected by Tom and Fiona Honeyman over 4 field trips.
Resources yet to be deposited