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Kaptiau

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kbi

Population  230 (2006 SIL).
Region  Papua Province, Sarmi Regency, Bonggo subdistrict, Kaptiau village.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 167
Alternate names   Kaptiauw, Kapitiauw
Dialects  Most similar to Tarpia [tpf].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, North New Guinea, Sarmi-Jayapura Bay, Sarmi
Language use  Home. Mainly older adults. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Comments  Fishermen. Christian.
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