Abun

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
A Nden, Karon, Manif, Yimbun
Population

3,000 (1995 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Sorong regency; Ayamaru, Sausapor, and Moraid subdistricts, about 20 villages. North coast, interior of central Bird’s Head, north, south of Tamberau mountain range.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Abun Je, Abun Ji (Madik), Abun Tat (Karon Pantai).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–15%. Grammar. NT: 2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.