Ansus

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A language of Indonesia

Population

L1 users: 4,600 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua province: Yapen Waropen regency, Yapen Barat sub-district, Aibondeni, Ansus, Kairawi, and Yenusi villages on Yapen island south coast.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 82% with Marau [mvr] and Papuma [ppm], 77% with Wandamen [wad].

Language Use

Used as L2 by Awera [awr].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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