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Awyu, Asue

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3psa

Population  6,500 (2002 SIL).
Region  South coast area, southwest of Wildeman River, east of Kampong River, inland from Pirimapun.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 245
Alternate names   Miaro, Miaro Awyu, Pisa
Dialects  Similar to Edera Awyu [awy], South Awyu [aws]. Distinct from Central Awyu [awu], Jair Awyu [awv].
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Ok-Awyu, Awyu-Dumut, Awyu
Language use  All domains.
Language development  Bible portions: 1985.
Comments  Fishermen; agriculturalists; hunter-gatherers. Christian, traditional religion.