Abelam language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Sepik River basin
Ethnicity Abelam
Native speakers
44,000  (1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 abt
Glottolog ambu1247[2]

Abelam (or Abulas) is the most populous of the Ndu languages of Sepik River region of northern Papua New Guinea.[3] Dialects are Maprik, Wingei, Wosera-Kamu, Wosera-Mamu.[1]


  1. ^ a b Abelam at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Ambulas". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ OLAC resources in and about the Ambulas language

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