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Ekari

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3ekg

Population  100,000 (1985 Doble).
Region  West central highlands, Paniai.
Language maps  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 61
Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 61
Alternate names   Ekagi, Kapauku, Me Mana, Mee Mana, Tapiro
Dialects  Simori, Yabi (Jabi), Mapiya-Kegata, Mee. Most similar to Wolani [wol]. Slight dialect difference with Mapiya-Kegata.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, West, Wissel Lakes
Language development  NT: 1963–1985.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Kapauku is name used for them by their southern neighbors. Agriculturalists; government workers. Christian.
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