Nduga

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Dauwa, Dawa, Ndauwa, Ndugwa, Pesecham, Pesechem, Pesegem
Population

10,000 (1985 M. Owen).

Location

Papua Province, Jayawijaya regency, Tiom, central highlands, south of high ranges, south of Western Dani, north of Asmat. Scattered.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Hitadipa Nduga, Sinak Nduga.

Language Use

Some also speak Damal [uhn], Moni [mnz], or Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
NT: 1984.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.