Akrukay language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMadang Province
Native speakers
250 (2003)[1]
  • Ramu proper
Language codes
ISO 639-3afi
Coordinates: 4°53′09″S 144°49′52″E / 4.885733°S 144.830998°E / -4.885733; 144.830998 (Akurukai)Coordinates: 4°53′09″S 144°49′52″E / 4.885733°S 144.830998°E / -4.885733; 144.830998 (Akurukai)

Akrukay (or Chini) is a Ramu language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in the two villages of Akrurai (4°53′09″S 144°49′52″E / 4.885733°S 144.830998°E / -4.885733; 144.830998 (Akurukai)) and Andamang (4°51′21″S 144°46′25″E / 4.855887°S 144.773677°E / -4.855887; 144.773677 (Andamang)) in Akrurai ward, Arabaka Rural LLG, Madang Province.[3][4]


  1. ^ Akrukay at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chini". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.

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