Kawe

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A language of Indonesia

Population

L1 users: 600 (Remijsen 2001).

Location

Papua Barat province: Raja Ampat regency, Bird’s Head west coast, Bianci, Menyefun, Salio, and Selepele villages; Batangpele, Kawe, Minjaifuin, Waigeo, and nearby islands.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Related to Maya [slz], Maden [xmx], and Matbat [xmt].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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