Kemberano

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Arandai, Barau, Kalitami, Wariagar
Population

1,500 (1987 SIL).

Location

West Papua Province, several villages. Bird’s Head, south coast, northwest Bomberai peninsula, south from Kalitami across Bintuni bay, east of Komundan river.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Barau, Weriagar. Lexical similarity: 85% with Arandai [jbj], 60% with Kokoda [xod].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.