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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3asz

Population  230 (2000 S. Wurm).
Region  West Bird’s Head, north coast, Asbakin (main center), Maklaumkarta, Mega villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 12
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 60% with some dialects on Misool Island.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, South Halmahera-West New Guinea, West New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Raja Ampat
Language use  Also use Moi [mxn] or Indonesian [ind].
Comments  Reported to originate from Gag Island, west of Waigeo Island. Traditional religion, Christian.