Emem

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Emumu, Imimkal, Kiamerop
Population

2,000 (2005 SIL). Some elderly monolinguals.

Location

Papua Province. Border area south of Jayapura city.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 25% with Yafi [wfg].

Language Use

Home, community. Positive attitudes. Also use Indonesian [ind], Papuan Malay [pmy].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.