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A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3seu

Population  1,200 (1987 SIL).
Region  South central Serui Island, Nau Island south of Serui. 5 villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 99
Alternate names   Arui
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 82% with Ansus [and], 77% with Ambai [amk].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, South Halmahera-West New Guinea, West New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Yapen, Central-Western
Language use  Vigorous.
Comments  Fishermen; agriculturalists. Christian.
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