Bookkeeping: Orokaiva (Retired)

This entry has been retired and is featured here only for bookkeeping purposes. Either the entry has been replaced with one or more more accurate entries or it has been retired because it was based on a misunderstanding to begin with.

Retired in ISO 639-3: Split into Orokaiva [okv] (new identifier), Aeka [aez] and Hunjara-Kaina Ke [hkk]

  • Change request: 2007-190
  • ISO 639-3: ork
  • Name: Orokaiva
  • Reason: split
  • Effective: 2008-01-14

Excerpt from change request document:

Orokaiva and Hunjara-Kaina Ke are only 67% lexically similar. Hunjara-Kaina Ke speakers see themselves as speaking a different language from Orokaiva. Many Hunjara-Kaina Ke speakers reported that they understand very little Orokaiva. Aeka is 72% lexically similar to Orokaiva. However, Aeka speakers consider their language as different from Orokaiva. They reported very low comprehension of Orokaiva and scripture extensibility testing also showed low comprehension of Orokaiva.

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