Kokoda

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kasuweri, Komudago, Nebes, Oderago, Samalek, Tarof
Population

L1 users: 3,700 (1991 SIL).

Location

Papua Barat province: Sorong Selatan regency in Bird’s Head, northwest coast of Maccluer gulf.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Kasuweri (Komudago), Negri Besar (Negeri Besar), Tarof. Wurm and Hattori (1981) list Kasuweri and Tarof as separate languages. Komudago and Tarof dialects are most similar. Lexical similarity: 60% with Kemberano [bzp]; Kasuweri dialect 86% with Tarof dialect; Negri Besar 82% with Tarof.

Language Use

Home.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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