Waropen

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Aropen, Wonti, Worpen
Population

6,000 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, south coast of Serui island, east Cenderawasih bay.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Mo’or, Napan, Waropen Kai.

Language Use

Children have a passive understanding (2012 Y. Sawaki).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%.
Other Comments

Christian.