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Tunggare

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3trt

Population  500 (1993 R. Doriot).
Region  North central, west of Mamberamo River, east Geelvink Bay near Nabire, inland from Waropen [wrp].
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 82
Alternate names   Tarunggare, Turunggare
Dialects  Most closely related to Bauzi [bvz]. Lexical similarity: 70% with Bauzi, 75% with Burate [bti], 65% with Demisa [dei], 70% with Tefaro [tfo], 69% with Woria [wor].
Classification  East Geelvink Bay
Comments  Hunters; fishermen. Christian, traditional religion.
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