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Wares

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3wai

Population  200 (1993 R. Doriot).
Region  North coast area inland from Kwesten language on upper Biri River, south side, Maweswares village.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 168
Classification  Tor-Kwerba, Orya-Tor, Tor
Comments  2005 survey data indicates language may not exist or speakers moved to another location. Maweswres village is currently inhabited by Mawes [mgk] speakers. Fishermen. Christian, traditional religion.
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