Sause language

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Native toIndonesia
RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
250 (2000)[1]
North Papuan?
Language codes
ISO 639-3sao

Sause is a Papuan language spoken in Indonesia, to the southwest of Sentani. Its classification is uncertain, but it appears to be related to the Tor languages.

Sause is spoken in Ures, Mubararon, Sause-Bokoko, Witti-Yadow, Lidya, and Puaral villages.[3]


  1. ^ Sause at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sause". 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.