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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3dei

Population  400 (2000 S. Wurm).
Region  Waropen Bawah subdistrict, Desawa and Muyere coastal villages, Botawa village inland along Wonoi River.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 91
Alternate names   Desawa
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 69% with Burate [bti], 64% with Kofei [kpi], 60% with Sauri [srt], 65% with Tunggare [trt], 64% with Woria [wor].
Classification  East Geelvink Bay, Bauzi
Language use  Home, religious services.
Comments  Agriculturalists; hunter-gatherers. Christian, traditional religion.
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