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Nipsan

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3nps

Population  2,500 (1993 R. Doriot).
Region  Jayawijaya, Kurima, just west of Hmanggona.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 207
Alternate names   Southern Jale, Yale-Nipsan
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 78% with Kosarek Yale [kkl], 59% with Nalca [nlc].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Mek, Eastern
Language use  Religious services.
Language development  Bible portions: 1982.
Comments  Distinct from Yali of Ninia [nkl], Yali of Angguruk [yli], and Yali of Pass Valley [yac]. Agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion.
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