Orokaiva language

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Orokaiva
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionOro Province
EthnicityOrokaiva
Native speakers
47,000 (2000 census – 2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
okv – Orokaiva
hkk – Hunjara
aez – Aeka
Glottologorok1268[2]
IETFokv[3]

Orokaiva is a Papuan language spoken in the "tail" of Papua New Guinea.

Varieties[edit]

Orokaiva is spoken in 200 villages around Popondetta in Oro Province.

Hunjara is spoken in Kokoda Rural LLG of Oro Province.

Aeka is spoken in Tamata Rural LLG of Oro Province.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orokaiva at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Hunjara at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Aeka at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Orokaivic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Orokaiva". IANA language subtag registry. 29 July 2009. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  4. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.

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