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Kokoda

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3xod

Population  3,700 (1991 SIL).
Region  Bird’s Head, south coast on Maccluer Gulf, east of Inanwatan.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 30
Alternate names   Kasuweri, Komudago, Nebes, Oderago, Samalek, Tarof
Dialects  Kasuweri (Komudago), Negri Besar (Negeri Besar), Tarof. Wurm and Hattori (1981) list Kasuweri and Tarof as separate languages. Komudago and Tarof dialects are most similar. Lexical similarity: 60% with Kemberano [bzp]; Kasuweri dialect 86% with Tarof dialect; Negri Besar 82% with Tarof.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, South Bird’s Head, South Bird’s Head Proper, Central
Language use  Home.
Comments  Hunters; sago marketers; fishermen.
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