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Tause

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3tad

Population  300 (2000 S. Wurm).
Region  West Lakes Plain (Paniai), southwest of Danau Bira, Deraposi area, northeast of Fayu [fau], northwest of Edopi [dbf].
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 86
Alternate names   Darha, Doa
Dialects  Tause, Weirate, Deirate. Related to Fayu, Kirikiri [kiy].
Classification  Lakes Plain, Tariku, West
Language use  No Indonesian [ind] spoken. Some also use Fayu.
Comments  First contact with outside world in 1982. Hunter-gatherers. Christian, traditional religion.