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Auye

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3auu

Population  350 (1995 SIL). Ethnic population: 350 (2000 SIL).
Region  Paniai Regency, Napan subdistrict. Central Highlands, Siriwo River, mountains southeast of Cenderawasih Bay.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 81
Alternate names   Auwje
Dialects  Related to Ekari [ekg].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, West, Wissel Lakes
Language use  Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Few also use Indonesian [ind].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 25%. Bible portions: 1993.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Distinct from Awyi [auw] (Awye) in Taikat group. Agriculturalists; hunter-gatherers. Christian, traditional religion.