Samiksha Jaiswal

Ekari language

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Native to  Indonesia
Ethnicity  Ekari
ISO 639-3  ekg
Region  Papua
Native speakers  (100,000 cited 1985)
Ekari language
Language family  Trans–New Guinea West Trans–New Guinea Paniai Lakes Ekari

Ekari (also Ekagi, Kapauku, Mee) is a Trans–New Guinea language spoken by about 100,000 people in the Paniai lakes region of the Indonesian province of Papua, including the villages of Enaratoli, Mapia and Moanemani. This makes it the second-most populous Papuan language in Indonesian New Guinea after Western Dani. Language use is vigorous. Documentation is quite limited.

References

Ekari language Wikipedia


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