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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3nbq

Population  4,400 (2005).
Region  North of Wamena, middle Haflifoeri River.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 75
Dialects  Similar to Walak [wlw]. Lexical similarity: 67% with Yali (Pass Valley) [yac], 62% with Walak, and 50% with Western Dani [dnw].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, West, Dani, Dani Proper
Language development  Bible portions: 1982–2003.
Comments  SOV; clause chaining. Agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion.
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