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Yoke

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3yki

Population  200 (1998 M. Donohue).
Region  Sarmi Regency, east of Warembori east of Mamberamo River, Mantarbori village. Recently moved to coast from interior.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 112
Alternate names   Bitovondo, Jauke, Pauwi, Yauke, Yoki
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 33% with Warembori [wsa].
Classification  Lower Mamberamo
Language use  Vigorous. Religious services. All ages. Few also use Indonesian [ind]. Some also use Warembori.
Comments  Marketers: sirup hiu, crocodile skins, bananas, sago, clams. Traditional religion, Christian.