Awyu, Central

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Ajau, Auyu, Avio, Awju, Awya, Nohon
Population

7,500 (2002 Sohn Myo-sook).

Location

Papua Province, Mappi and Boven Digul regencies; Obaa, Citak Mitak, Mandobo, and Bimikia subdistricts. South coast inland, west of Tanahmerah, southwest of Boma town.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

4 dialects.

Language Use

Most domains. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1985.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.