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Nimboran

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3nir

Population  2,000 (1987 SIL). Ethnic population: 3,500 (1987 SIL).
Region  North Papua, due west of Lake Sentani. About 26 villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 165
Alternate names   Nambrong
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 40% with Kemtuik [kmt].
Classification  Nimboran
Language use  Mainly older adults. Also use Papuan Malay [pmy].
Language development  Bible portions: 1982–1985.
Comments  Hunters; agriculturalists.