Bauzi language

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Region Indonesian Papua
Ethnicity Bauzi
Native speakers
(1,500 cited 1991)[1]
East Geelvink Bay
  • Bauzi–Demisa
    • Bauzi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bvz
Glottolog bauz1241[2]

Bauzi (also written Baudi, Baudji, Baudzi, Bauri) is a Papuan language of the East Geelvink Bay family spoken in the Indonesian province of Papua.

Dialects are Gesda Dae, Neao, and Aumenefa. It is reported to use a mode of whistled speech.


  1. ^ Bauzi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bauzi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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