Kemtuik

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kamtuk, Kemtuk
Population

2,500 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Mamdayawang, Meikari, Merem, Yanim, Braso, Aib, Sabransamon, Mamda, Sabeyap, Sabeyap Kecil, Sekorup, Aimbe, and Sabron Yaru villages. Near southwest shore, Lake Sentani.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 80% with Gresi [grs].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind]. Used as L2 by Mlap [kja].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.