Tarpia

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Sufrai, Tarfia
Population

630 (2006 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Jayapura regency, Demta subdistrict, Tarfia village.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Most similar to Kaptiau [kbi] and Bonggo [bgp].

Language Use

Endangered (2000 D. Tryon; 2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Sentani [set] and Indonesian [ind] (2007). Private domains. Mainly older adults. Most bilingual in Indonesian [ind] or Papuan Malay [pmy], especially the younger generation.

Other Comments

Christian.