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Korowai

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3khe
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Population  3,500 (2007 P. de Vries). 3,000 monolinguals.
Region  South coast area, north of Boma, northeast of Senggo, southeast of Siradela, southwest of Awimbon.
Language maps  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 223
Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 223
Alternate names   Kolufaup
Dialects  North Korowai, South Korowai.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Ok-Awyu, Awyu-Dumut, Korowai
Language use  Vigorous. Home. All ages. Positive attitude. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Traditional religion.