Kirikiri

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kirira
Population

250 (1982 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Dofu Wahuka and Paniai villages. On Papua New Guinea border, west of confluence of Tariku and Kliki rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Faia, Kirikiri.

Typology

SOV; tonal

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Most bilingual in Fayu [fau] or Edopi [dbf]. No Indonesian [ind] spoken.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 5% in Papuan Malay [pmy]. Dictionary.
Other Comments

No schools in the area. Traditional religion, Christian.