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Nduga

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3ndx

Population  10,000 (1985 M. Owen).
Region  Jayawijaya, Tiom, central highlands, south of high ranges, south of Western Dani, north of Asmat. Scattered.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 68
Alternate names   Dauwa, Dawa, Ndauwa, Ndugwa, Pesecham, Pesechem, Pesegem
Dialects  Sinak Nduga, Hitadipa Nduga.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, West, Dani, Ngalik
Language use  Some also speak Damal [uhn], Moni [mnz], or Indonesian [ind].
Language development  NT: 1984.
Comments  Swidden agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion.
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