Waigeo

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Ambel, Amber, Amberi, Waigiu
Population

300 (1978 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, north central Waigeo island off western Bird’s Head, Sorong regency, Waigeo Selatan subdistrict, Warsanbin, Selegop, Waifoi, Go, Kabilol, Kabare, and Nyandesawai villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Metnyo, Metsam.

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.