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Ansus

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3and

Population  4,600 (1987 SIL).
Region  Yapen Waropen Regency, Yapen Barat subdistrict, Ansus, Kairawi, Aibondeni and Yenusi villages; Miosnum Island and Serui Island south coast.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 101
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 82% with Marau Papuma [ppm], 77% with Wandamen [wao].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, South Halmahera-West New Guinea, West New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Yapen, Central-Western
Comments  Sago gatherers. Christian, traditional religion.