Kilivila language

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Kilivila
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Trobriand Islands
Native speakers
20,000  (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kij
Glottolog kili1267[2]

Kilivila (Kiriwina) is one of the Kilivila–Louisiades languages (of the Austronesian language family), spoken in the Trobriand Islands (Papua New Guinea). It is used in local schools.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kilivila at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kilivila". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.