Mekwei

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Demenggong-Waibron-Bano, Menggei, Menggwei, Moi, Mooi, Munggai, Mungge, Munkei
Population

1,200 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua Province, Jayapura regency, Maribu, Waibrong, Kendate, and Sabron Dosay villages; area north of Genyem, west of Lake Sentani.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Moi. Lexical similarity: 60% with Kemtuik [kmt].

Language Use

Also use Indonesian [ind].

Other Comments

Different from Moi (Mosana) [mxn]. Christian, traditional religion.