Obokuitai

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Aliki, Ati, Obogwitai
Population

120 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Papua Province, Mamberamo Raya regency, Lakes plain just north of Rouffaer river near its confluence with the Mamberamo: Obogwi village.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 78% with Eritai [ert], 69% with Biritai [bqq].

Typology

SOV; tonal.

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Children influenced by Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%. Bible portions: 1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

’Ati’, language.

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