Awar language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionYawar Rural LLG, Madang Province
Native speakers
1,100 (2003)[1]
  • Awar
  • Nubia
Language codes
ISO 639-3aya
Coordinates: 4°08′33″S 144°50′32″E / 4.142634°S 144.842242°E / -4.142634; 144.842242 (Awar)Coordinates: 4°08′33″S 144°50′32″E / 4.142634°S 144.842242°E / -4.142634; 144.842242 (Awar)

Awar is a Ramu language spoken in three villages in Yawar Rural LLG, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea (4°08′33″S 144°50′32″E / 4.142634°S 144.842242°E / -4.142634; 144.842242 (Awar)).[3][4]


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