Meyah

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Arfak, Mansibaber, Meah, Meax, Mejach, Mejah, Meyach
Population

14,800 (2000).

Location

West Papua Province. Eastern Bird’s Head; northeast coast, west of Manokwari town.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly most similar to Manikion [mnx].

Language Use

Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Grammar. NT: 1997.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.