Sunum

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Yamna
Autonym
Sunum
Population

560 (2005 SIL).

Location

Papua province: Sarmi regency, Pantai Timur sub-district, coastal area and Nirumoar island.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

More vigorous on mainland than on island. Older adults only. Also use Indonesian [ind], Papuan Malay [pmy].

Language Development

Bible portions: 2006.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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