Obokuitai

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Aliki, Ati, Obogwitai
Population

120 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Papua Province, Lakes plain just north of mid-Rouffaer river, Obogwi village.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Doutai [tds], Biritai [bqq], and Sikaritai [tty]. Lexical similarity: 78% with Eritai [ert], 69% with Biritai [bqq].

Typology

SOV; tonal

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Children influenced by Indonesian [ind] (2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%. Bible portions: 1994.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

’Ati’, language.