Kurudu

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A language of Indonesia

Population

2,180 (1993 R. Doriot).

Location

Papua Province, Kaipuri and Poiwai villages. Kurudu islands between east tip of Serui (Yapen) island and northwest mainland.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 71% with Wabo [wbb], 46% with Western Serui. Kaipuri dialect has highest lexical similarity with Yapen group.

Language Use

Vigorous. Religious services.

Other Comments

Christian.