Baropasi language

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RegionUpper Waropen District, Mamberamo Raya Regency, Papua, Indonesia
Native speakers
(2,500 cited 1995)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3brp

The Baropasi or Barapasi language is a member of the East Geelvink Bay languages. It is spoken in Upper Waropen District, Mamberamo Raya Regency, Papua, Indonesia. It has about 1,000 speakers.


Barapasi is tonal, with a high tone and low tone.[3]:518


  • Moseley, Christopher and R. E. Asher, ed. Atlas of the World's Languages (New York: Routelage, 1994) p. 111


  1. ^ Baropasi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Barapasi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Foley, William A. (2018). "The languages of Northwest New Guinea". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 433–568. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.