Spoken L1 Language: Papuan Malay

Subclassification references
Comments on subclassification

Paauw, Scott H. 2009

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2023
Malay, Papuan (pmy-pmy) = 3 (Wider communication). Used as a trade language in the 19th century and established further as an LWC by Dutch colonial language policies in early 20th century. Now LWC throughout Papua and West Papua, used for trade and daily communication.
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