Tause

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Darha, Doa
Population

L1 users: 300 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Papua province: Mamberamo Raya and Waropen regencies, 3 areas on Rouffaer river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Tause, Weirate, Deirate.

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Also use Fayu [fau]. Also use Indonesian [ind], but not in speaking.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

First contact with outside world in 1982. Christian, traditional religion.

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