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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3: mvs

Population 25 (2000 Wurm).
Region North coast east of Mamberamo River mouth and west of Sarmi, near Apauwer River.
Alternate names   Masep, Wotaf, Potafa
Classification Trans-New Guinea, Main Section, Central and Western, Dani-Kwerba, Northern, Massep
Language use 30% or less of the ethnic group speaks Massep. Used in the home and religious services.
Comments Below 100 meters. Fishermen; agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion. Nearly extinct.