Kaiy

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A language of Indonesia

Kaiy

Alternate Names
Kai, Taori-Kaiy, Taori-Kei, Todi
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Population

220 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Papua Province, Kaiy and Kokou villages. Lakes plain area around Kaiy airstrip on lower Rouffaer river.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 69% with Biritai [bqq].

Language Use

Potentially endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Under pressure from Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007).

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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