||10,000 (2000 R. Hesse). 500 monolinguals.
||Southwest Bird’s Head, Regency Sorong, most of Teminabuan subdistrict, half of Sawiat subdistrict. About 31 villages.
Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 15
||Kaibus, Tahit, Tehid, Teminabuan
||Tehit Jit, Mbol Fle, Saifi, Imyan, Sfa Riere, Fkar, Sawiat Salmeit. Most similar to Kalabra [kzz]. Lexical similarity: 60% with Kalabra.
||West Papuan, West Bird’s Head
||Vigorous. Parents in villages in the interior pass Tehit on to children. For villages bordering town, they speak Indonesian to children. People from bordering languages that interact in both languages learn Tehit. All domains. Positive attitude. 5% monolingual. Also use Indonesian [ind] or Maibrat [ayz]. 1% speak Dutch [nld] or English. Schools in Indonesian, although most teachers speak Tehit. Indonesian is the trade language.
||Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Taught in primary schools.
||Agriculturalists: oil extract. Christian, traditional religion.