Arop language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionSandaun Province
Native speakers
1,200 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3aps

Arop-Sissano, or Arop, is an Austronesian language of Arop village (3°05′13″S 142°07′13″E / 3.08683°S 142.120379°E / -3.08683; 142.120379 (Arop 1)) in West Aitape Rural LLG, coastal Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea.[3][4]


  1. ^ Arop-Sissano at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Arop-Sissano". 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.