Marangis language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Madang Province, East Sepik Province
Native speakers
590  (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wax
Glottolog wata1253[2]

Marangis AKA Watam is a Ramu language of Papua New Guinea. Like Bosmun, it shares a number of irregular plural markers with the Lower Sepik languages, supporting the proposal of a Ramu – Lower Sepik language family.


  1. ^ Marangis at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Watam". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.