Auye

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Auwje
Population

350 (1995 SIL). Ethnic population: 500 (2012 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Paniai regency, Napan subdistrict. Central highlands southeast of Cenderawasih bay; Siriwo river area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Related to Ekari [ekg].

Language Use

Influence from Ekari [ekg] and Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). All domains. All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%. Bible portions: 1993–2007.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct from Awyi [auw] (Awye) in Taikat group. Christian, traditional religion.