Yaqay

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Jakai, Jaqai, Mapi, Sohur, Yaqai
Population

10,000 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, south coast Obaa river area, southeast of Kayagar [kyt] and southwest of Central Awyu [awu] language areas.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Bapai, Nambiomon-Mabur, Oba-Miwamon.

Language Use

Home, religious services. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.