||7,000 (2001 SIL), decreasing. Ethnic population: 7,000.
||Central highlands area, upper Rouffaer River basin north of Damal, northwest of Dem, south of Kirikiri, Iau and Duvele, east of Moni, west of Western Dani.
Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 77
||East, Central, West. Similar to Western Dani [dnw], Nggem [nbq], Walak [wlw]. Lexical similarity: 65% with Western Dani.
||Trans-New Guinea, West, Dani, Wano
||Religious services, home, field, community, oral. Most ages. Little interest in language revival, low prestige, considered inferior to Western Dani and Indonesian. Also use Western Dani, Dem [dem], Moni [mnz], or Indonesian [ind].
||Bible portions: 1979–1989.
||SOV; postpositions; possessor before noun head; articles, adjectives, numerals, and relatives after noun head; question words initial in VP, final with demonstratives; 2 prefixes, 5 suffixes; bare-root with complex verbal morphology, switch reference and (or) delayed vs. immediate sequential, tail-head linkage; (C)V(C); final stress, nontonal. Hunter-gatherers; semi-nomadic. Traditional religion, Christian.