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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Avinomen, Foja, Foya, “Baso” (pej.)
Population

300 (Clouse et al 2002).

Location

Papua province: Sarmi regency, Mamberamo Hulu sub-district. Lakes plain area, Baso river mouth at Idenburg river to headwaters in Foya mountains.

Language Status

6b* (Threatened).

Typology

SOV; dual number; 15 consonants and 5 vowels; non-tonal.

Language Use

Positive attitudes. Also use Foau [flh].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Low level of schooling.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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