Eritai language

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Eritai
Baburiwa
Aliki
Native toIndonesia
RegionNew Guinea
Native speakers
530 (2000)[1]
Lakes Plain
  • Central
    • Obokuitai–Eritai
      • Eritai
Language codes
ISO 639-3ert
Glottologerit1239[2]

Eritai (Eri), or Baburiwa, is a Lakes Plain language of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. It is named after Erai village.

It is spoken in Erai, Haya, and Kustera villages of Mamberamo Hulu and Mamberamo Tengah Subdistricts in Sarmi Regency.[3]

Sikaritai, Obokuitai, and Eritai constitute a dialect cluster.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eritai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Eritai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Indonesia languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.