Awera language

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RegionNew Guinea: Awera village[1]
Native speakers
70 (2000)[2]
Lakes Plain
  • Wapoga
    • Awera
Language codes
ISO 639-3awr

Awera is a Lakes Plain language of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. It is spoken on the east side of Geelvink Bay, in a single village which has a majority of Ansus speakers.


  1. ^ Clouse, Duane A. (1997). "Towards a reconstruction and reclassification of the Lakes Plain languages of Irian Jaya". In Karl Franklin (ed.). Papers in Papuan linguistics no. 2 (PDF). A-85. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 133–236. ISBN 0858834421.
  2. ^ Awera at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Awera". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.