Kawe

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A language of Indonesia

Population

600 (Remijsen 2001).

Location

Papua Barat Province, Raja Ampat regency, west coast of Bird’s Head, west end of Waigeo, Kawe, Batangpele, Minjaifuin, and other nearby islands: Salio, Selepele, Bianci, and Menyefun villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Related to Maya [slz], Maden [xmx], and Matbat [xmt].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.