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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3mtj

Population  8,000 (1996 SIL).
Region  Southeast Bird’s Head, south of Meyah, west of Manikion.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 23
Alternate names   Meninggo, Meningo, Meyah, Sabena
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 85% with Meyah [mej]. Also related to Manikion [mnx].
Classification  East Bird’s Head-Sentani, East Bird’s Head, Meax
Language development  NT: 2001.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Christian, traditional religion.