||7,000 (1987 SIL).
||Merauke south coast area, and north and west.
Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 265
||Gawir, Holifoersch, Southeast Marind, Tugeri
||Gawir, Southeast Marind, Tugeri, Halifoersch. Significant differences between inland and coastal dialects, but speakers report intelligibility.
||Trans-New Guinea, Marind, Nuclear Marind
||Vigorous. Home, market. Children in towns have passive ability. Positive attitude.
||Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions.
||Hunters (sellers of game); agriculturalists; gatherers; lumbermen. Christian, traditional religion.