Massep

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Masep, Potafa, Wotaf
Population

25 (Wurm 2000). Ethnic population: 85.

Location

Papua Province, north coast east of Mamberamo river mouth and west of Sarmi, near Apauwer river.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Seriously endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Isirawa [srl], Samarokena [tmj] and Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). Home, religious services.

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.