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Kemberano

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3bzp

Population  1,500 (1987 SIL).
Region  South Bird’s Head coast, east of Komundan River, south of Arandai [jbj]; northwest Bomberai Peninsula, south from Kalitami across Bintuni Bay, several villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 33
Alternate names   Arandai, Barau, Kalitami, Wariagar
Dialects  Barau, Weriagar. Lexical similarity: 85% with Arandai [jbj], 60% with Kokoda [xod].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, South Bird’s Head, South Bird’s Head Proper, Eastern
Comments  Sago marketing. Christian, traditional religion.
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