Mpur

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Amberbaken, Dekwambre, Ekware, Kebar
Population

7,000 (1993 R. Doriot).

Location

Papua Province, north coast of Bird’s Head, west of Manokwari, and Kebar valley.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Ajiw, Sirir.

Language Use

Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Bible portions: 1998–2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.