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SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2006-006

Report on the Muting district survey

Author  Myo-Sook Sohn
Abstract 

Several languages are spoken in the Muting District along the southern coast of Irian Jaya [now Papua] of Indonesia. This survey was a preliminary investigation of language use in villages and the relationship between the different varieties. Languages surveyed were Bian Marind, Mandobo, and Yei. Word lists were elicited but not reported with this paper.

  Report on the Muting district survey
Published  2006
Languages  Mandobo Bawah [bwp]
Marind, Bian [bpv]
Yei [jei]
Country  Indonesia
Subjects  Language surveys
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language surveys; Sociolinguistics