Tause

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Darha, Doa
Population

300 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Papua Province, west Lakes plain (Paniai), southwest of Danau Bira, Deraposi area, northeast of Fayu [fau] and northwest of Edopi [dbf] language areas.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Deirate, Tause, Weirate. Related to Fayu [fau] and Kirikiri [kiy].

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 S. Wurm). No Indonesian [ind] spoken. Some also use Fayu [fau].

Other Comments

First contact with outside world in 1982. Christian, traditional religion.