Manikion

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Mantion, Sogh, Sougb
Population

12,000 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, about 50 villages. Bird’s Head area, east; southeast from the Anggi lakes to Momi town on northwest Cenderawasih bay.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

4 dialects.

Language Development
NT: 1997.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.