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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Avinomen, “Baso” (pej.), Foja, Foya
Population

300 (Clouse, Ma, and Donohue 2002).

Location

Papua Province, Sarmi regency, Mamberamo Hulu subdistrict. Lakes plain area, Baso river mouth east of Dabra at Idenburg river, to headwaters in Foya mountains.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Positive attitudes. Also use Foau [flh].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Low level of schooling.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.