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Dao

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3daz

Population  250 (1991 SIL).
Region  West central highlands, Paniai Regency, Napan subdistrict, east of Cenderawasih Bay along Dao River.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 80
Alternate names   Maniwo, “X-Ray”
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 75% with Auye [auu].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, West, Wissel Lakes
Language use  Home, community. Also use Papuan Malay [pmy].
Comments  Agriculturalists; hunter-gatherers. Traditional religion.
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