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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3jel

Population  400 (1978 SIL).
Region  South coast area, east side of Marianne Strait between Kolopom (Frederik Hendrik) Island and mainland.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 258
Alternate names   Jab, Jabsch, Jelmek, Jelmik
Dialects  Most similar to Maklew [mgf].
Classification  South-Central Papuan, Yelmek-Maklew
Comments  Fishermen; sago-gatherers. Christian, traditional religion.
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