Boiken language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Sepik River basin
Native speakers
31,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bzf
Glottolog boik1241[2]

Boiken (Nucum, Yangoru) is one of the more populous of the Ndu languages of Sepik River region of northern Papua New Guinea.


  1. ^ Boiken at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Boikin". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

External links[edit]

  • Paradisec houses two collections of Arthur Capell's materials that include Boiken (AC1 and AC2) as well as notes from Don Laycock's work (DL2) all of these collections are open access.