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Burmeso language

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Burmeso language

Region Papua
Native speakers
250 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bzu
Glottolog burm1264[2]

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)
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