Barapasi

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Baropasi
Population

2,500 (1995 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Yapen Waropen regency, Waropen Atas subdistrict. East Cenderawasih bay, along Barapasi river and tributaries.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Marikai, Sipisi. Lexical similarity: 67% with Kofei [kpi], 71% with Sauri [srt], 61% with Tefaro [tfo], 64% with Woria [wor].

Language Use

All domains.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.