Semimi

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Etna Bay, Muri, Wesrau
Population

1,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Bomberai peninsula near Kaniran, south end extending west to Triton bay.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 69% with Mairasi [zrs], 63% with Mer [mnu].

Language Use

Many children do not speak it (1991 L. Peckham).

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.