Yaur language

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Yaur
Jaur
Native to Indonesia
Region Irian Jaya
Native speakers
unknown (350 cited 1978)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jau
Glottolog yaur1239[2]

Yaur or Jaur is a language in the putative Cenderawasih (Geelvink Bay) branch of the Austronesian family spoken in Irian Jaya. It has about 300 speakers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yaur at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Yaur". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Moseley, Christopher and R. E. Asher, ed. Atlas of World Languages (New York: Routledge, 1994) p. 111