Burmeso language

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Native speakers
250 (1998)[1]
West Papuan
  • (extended) East Bird's Head
    • Burmeso
Language codes
ISO 639-3bzu

The Burmeso language, also known as Taurap, is spoken by some 300 people along the mid Mamberamo River in Papua province, Indonesia. It forms a branch of Malcolm Ross's family of East Bird's Head – Sentani languages, but had been considered a language isolate by Stephen Wurm.


  1. ^ Burmeso at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Burmeso". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.