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Kemtuik

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kmt

Population  2,500 (1987 SIL).
Region  West of Lake Sentani, Mamdayawang, Meikari, Merem, Yanim, Braso, Aib, Sabransamon, Mamda, Sabeyap, Sabeyap Kecil, Sekorup, Aimbe, Sabron Yaru villages. East of Gresi [grs].
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 161
Alternate names   Kamtuk, Kemtuk
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 80% with Gresi.
Classification  Nimboran
Language use  All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Bible portions: 1980–1993.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Hunters; agriculturalists. Traditional religion, Christian.