Kokoda

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kasuweri, Komudago, Nebes, Oderago, Samalek, Tarof
Population

3,700 (1991 SIL).

Location

West Papua Province, Sorong district. Bird’s Head, northwest coast of Maccluer Gulf, east of Inanwatan city.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Kasuweri (Komudago), Negri Besar (Negeri Besar), Tarof. Wurm and Hattori (1981) list Kasuweri and Tarof as separate languages. Komudago and Tarof dialects are most similar. Lexical similarity: 60% with Kemberano [bzp]; Kasuweri dialect 86% with Tarof dialect; Negri Besar 82% with Tarof.

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