Skou

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Sekol, Sekou, Sko, Skouw, Skow, Sukou, Te Mawo, Tumawo
Population

700 (1999 M. Donohue).

Location

Papua Province, east of Jayapura, north coast border area, Tami river mouth, Sko-Yambe, Sko-Mabu, and Sko-Sai villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind], Papuan Malay [pmy], Vanimo [vam], Wutung [wut].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Literacy rate in L2: 10% Indonesian. Literacy motivation high, program in progress. Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.