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Barapasi

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3brp

Population  2,500 (1995 SIL).
Region  Yapen Waropen Regency, Waropen Atas subdistrict. East Cenderawasih Bay just east of the Waropen language [wrp], along Barapasi River and tributaries.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 95
Alternate names   Baropasi
Dialects  Sipisi, Marikai. Lexical similarity: 67% with Kofei [kpi], 71% with Sauri [srt], 61% with Tefaro [tfo], 64% with Woria [wor].
Classification  East Geelvink Bay
Language use  All domains.
Language development  Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Comments  Fishermen. Traditional religion, Christian.
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