Yoke

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Bitovondo, Jauke, Pauwi, Yauke, Yoki
Population

200 (1998 M. Donohue).

Location

Papua Province, Sarmi regency, east of Warembori, east of Mamberamo river, Mantarbori village. Recently moved to coast from interior.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 33% with Warembori [wsa].

Language Use

Vigorous. Religious services. All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind], Warembori [wsa]. Used as L2 by Warembori [wsa].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.