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Tarpia

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3tpf

Population  630 (2006 SIL).
Region  Province of Papua, Jayapura Regency, Demta subdistrict, Tarpia village.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 166
Alternate names   Tarfia, Sufrai
Dialects  Most similar to Kaptiau [kbi] and Bonggo [bgp].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, North New Guinea, Sarmi-Jayapura Bay, Sarmi
Language use  Few domains. Mainly older adults. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Comments  Fishermen. Christian.
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