Awara language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Morobe Province
Native speakers
1,900  (2007 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 awx
Glottolog awar1248[2]

Awara is one of the Finisterre languages of Papua New Guinea. It is part of a dialect chain with Wantoat, but in only 60–70% lexically similar.


  1. ^ Awara reference at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Awara". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.