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Arandai

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3jbj

Population  1,000 (1987 SIL).
Region  Manokwari Regency, Bintuni subdistrict, South Bird’s Head, east and west of Wariaga River, Sebyar (Timoforo) River area.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 32
Alternate names   Dombano, Jaban, Sebyar, Sumuri, Yaban
Dialects  Kemberano (Tomu), Dombano (Arandai). Related to Kais [kzm]. Lexical similarity: 71% between the Kemberano and Dombano dialects.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, South Bird’s Head, South Bird’s Head Proper, Eastern
Comments  Fishermen; agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion.