Mawes

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A language of Indonesia

Population

L1 users: 850 (2006 SIL).

Location

Papua province: Sarmi regency, Bonggo sub-district, Mawes Dai, Mawes Mukti, and Mawes Wres villages on Buri river west bank inland.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Home; with friends. All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind], Papuan Malay [pmy].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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