Afra language

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Region Papua, Indonesia
Native speakers
20 to 160 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ulf
Glottolog usku1243[2]

Usku, or Afra, is a nearly extinct and poorly documented Papuan language spoken by 20 or more 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 (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Usku". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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