Sauri

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A language of Indonesia

Population

100 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, east side of Cenderawasih bay near Waropen [wrp] language area, Sauri-Sirami village, near Sirami river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 71% with Barapasi [brp], 60% with Demisa [dei], 76% with Kofei [kpi], 63% with Tefaro [tfo].

Language Use

Under some pressure from Waropen [wrp] and Indonesian [ind] (2007).

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.