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Kwesten

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kwt

Population  2,000 (1987 SIL).
Region  Lower Tor River, north coast area east of Sarmi, Holmhaven, Mafenter, Arare, Omte villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 173
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 40% with Berik [bkl].
Classification  Tor-Kwerba, Orya-Tor, Tor
Comments  Agriculturalists: copra production; pitsawing. Christian, traditional religion.
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