Mawes

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A language of Indonesia

Population

850 (2006 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Sarmi regency, Bonggo subdistrict, Mawes Wres, Mawes Dai, and Mawes Mukti villages. Northeast coastal area, southeast of Sarmi town; west bank of Buri river inland.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Home; with friends. All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind], Papuan Malay [pmy].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.