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Kamoro

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kgq

Population  8,000 (1987 SIL).
Region  South coast, Etna Bay to Mukamuga River.
Language maps  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 62
Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 62
Alternate names   Kamora, Kaokonau, Lakahia, Mimika, Mukamuga, Nafarpi, Nagramadu, Nefarpi, Neferipi, Umar, Umari
Dialects  Tarya, Yamur, Nanesa. 4 other dialects.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Asmat-Kamoro, Kamoro
Language use  Also use Indonesian [ind].
Comments  Different from Yeretuar (Umari) [gop]. Fishermen; marketing; sago-processing; hunters. Christian, traditional religion.
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