Auwon language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionSandaun Province
Native speakers
400 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3aww
Coordinates: 3°48′52″S 142°02′32″E / 3.814517°S 142.042193°E / -3.814517; 142.042193 (Yakeltim No.1)Coordinates: 3°48′52″S 142°02′32″E / 3.814517°S 142.042193°E / -3.814517; 142.042193 (Yakeltim No.1)

Awun (Auwon) is a Sepik language spoken in Yakeltim (3°48′52″S 142°02′32″E / 3.814517°S 142.042193°E / -3.814517; 142.042193 (Yakeltim No.1)) village of Namea Rural LLG, Sandaun Province, Papua-New Guinea.[3][4]


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