Tunggare

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Tarunggare, Turunggare
Population

500 (1993 R. Doriot).

Location

North central Papua Province, west of Mamberamo river, east Geelvink bay near Nabire, inland from Waropen [wrp] language area.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Most closely related to Bauzi [bvz]. Lexical similarity: 70% with Bauzi [bvz], 75% with Burate [bti], 65% with Demisa [dei], 70% with Tefaro [tfo], 69% with Woria [wor].

Other Comments

May be better considered a dialect of Burate [bti]. Christian, traditional religion.