Citak

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Asmat Darat, Cicak, Kaunak, Tjitak, Tjitjak
Population

8,000 (1985 M. Stringer).

Location

Papua Province, Mappi regency, Citak-Mitak subdistrict, south coast, east of the confluence of the Eilanden and Wilderman rivers, northeast of Senggo town: 19 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Senggo, Komasma, Bubis, Esaun, Pirabanak, Vakam, Tiau. Reportedly similar to Asmat [cns].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
NT: 1995.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.