Anjam language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMadang Province
Native speakers
2,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3boj

Anjam or Bom is a Rai Coast language spoken in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.

Other names include Bogadjim, Bogajim, Bogati, and Lalok. It is spoken in villages such as Bogadjim (5°27′24″S 145°44′12″E / 5.456579°S 145.736607°E / -5.456579; 145.736607 (Bom (Bugajim))).


Anjam is written in the Latin script.[3] The alphabet has 22 letters.[3]

Letters (uppercase) A B D E G I J K L M N Ñ Ŋ O P Q R S T U W Y
Letters (lowercase) a b d e g i j k l m n ñ ŋ o p q r s t u w y
IPA /ɑ/ /b/ /d/ /e/ /g/ /i/ // /k/ /l/ /m/ /n/ /ɲ/ /ŋ/ /o/ /p/ /q/ /r/ /s/ /t/ /u/ /w/ /j/


  1. ^ Anjam at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Anjam". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b c "Organised Phonology Data" (PDF). SIL International. Retrieved April 3, 2018.

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