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Kurudu

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kjr

Population  2,180 (1993 R. Doriot).
Region  Kurudu Island between east tip of Serui Island and mainland of Papua east, Kaipuri, Poiwai villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 109
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 71% with Wabo [wbb], 46% with Western Serui. Kaipuri dialect has highest lexical similarity with Yapen group.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, South Halmahera-West New Guinea, West New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Yapen, East
Language use  Vigorous. Religious services.
Comments  Fishermen. Christian.
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