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A language of Indonesia

Population

30 (2012 H. Hammarström). 70 semi-speakers (2012 H. Hammarström).

Location

Papua Barat province: Fakfak regency on northwest Bomberai peninsula, Berau bay inland.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Seriously endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Baham [bdw], Iha [ihp], and Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). Home. Used by few or no children.

Other Comments

Distinct from Austronesian Mor [mhz]. Christian, traditional religion.

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