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Kirikiri

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kiy

Population  250 (1982 SIL). Most monolingual.
Region  Tariku (Rouffaer) and Kliki (Fou) rivers juncture west, Dofu Wahuka, Paniai villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 189
Alternate names   Kirira
Dialects  Kirikiri, Faia.
Classification  Lakes Plain, Tariku, West
Language use  Vigorous. All ages. Also use Fayu [fau], Edopi [dbf], or Papuan Malay [pmy].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Dictionary.
Comments  No schools in the area. SOV; tonal. Hunter-gatherers; sago. Traditional religion, Christian.