Una

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Goliath, Langda, Mt. Goliath, Oranje-Gebergte
Population

5,600 (2006 SIL), increasing.

Location

Papua Province, east highlands on south slopes of main ranges east of Sela valley, west of Ngalum, Bidabuh, east Weip valley, Yay valley, around Langda, Bomela, and Sumtamon.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 75% with Eipomek [eip], 69% with Ketengban [xte].

Typology

SOV; clause chaining; switch reference; split ergative

Language Use

Religious services.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–15%. NT: 2007.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.