Afra language

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Region Papua, Indonesia
Native speakers
110  (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ulf
Glottolog usku1243[2]

Usku, or Afra, is a nearly extinct and poorly documented Papuan language spoken by about 20 people, mostly adults, in Usku village, Papua, Indonesia. Wurm (1975) placed it as an independent branch of Trans–New Guinea, but Ross (2005) could not find enough evidence to classify it.


  1. ^ Usku at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Usku". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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