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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3akc

Population  7,000 (1993 R. Doriot).
Region  North coast of Bird’s Head, west of Manokwari, and Kebar Valley.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 19
Alternate names   Amberbaken, Dekwambre, Ekware, Kebar
Dialects  Sirir, Ajiw.
Classification  Language isolate
Language development  Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Bible portions: 1998.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Agriculturalists; hunters; animal husbandry: pigs. Christian, traditional religion.