Nalca

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Hmanggona, Hmonono, Kimjal, Kimyal, Naltje, Naltya
Population

16,000 (2013 R. Doriot).

Location

Papua Province, northeast of Korupun [kpq] language area and southeast of Nipsan [nps] language area, north slopes, east highlands area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 59% with Kosarek Yale [kkl].

Language Use

Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Below 1% semiliterate. NT: 2001.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct from Korupun (Kimyal) dialect of Korupun-Sela [kpq]. Christian, traditional religion.