Bungain language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionEast Sepik Province
Native speakers
3,600 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3but
Coordinates: 3°39′41″S 143°48′00″E / 3.661359°S 143.800008°E / -3.661359; 143.800008 (Bungain)

Bungain is a Torricelli language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Bungain village (3°39′41″S 143°48′00″E / 3.661359°S 143.800008°E / -3.661359; 143.800008 (Bungain)) of Turubu Rural LLG, East Sepik Province.[3][4]


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