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SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2004-003

Report on the Mapi river survey south coast of Irian Jaya

Author  Susanto, Yunita
Abstract 

This report summarizes sociolinguistic research carried out from November 20-29, 2000 in Mapi River villages in southern Irian Jaya. The research was conducted in Kouh, Mandobo, Obaa, Edera, and Nambioman Bapai (Nambai) Districts of Merauke County. The purpose was assessment of language development needs of speakers of the Jair, Kombai, Auyu, and Yaqay languages through the administration of sociolinguistic oral questionnaires and the transcription of wordlists.

  Report on the Mapi river survey south coast of Irian Jaya
Published  2004
Languages  Awyu, Central [awu]
Awyu, Jair [awv]
Awyu, North [yir]
Kombai [tyn]
Yaqay [jaq]
Country  Indonesia
Subjects  Language surveys
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language surveys; Sociolinguistics