Chambri language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region East Sepik Province
Ethnicity Chambri
Native speakers
(1,700 cited 1991)[1]
Ramu–Lower Sepik
Language codes
ISO 639-3 can
Glottolog cham1313[2]

The Chambri language is spoken by the Chambri people of Papua New Guinea. Spellings in the older anthropological literature include Tchambuli, Tshamberi.


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

External links[edit]

  • Paradisec houses a collection of recordings by Bill Foley (WF3) and notebooks from Don Laycock's work (DL2). Both of these collections are open access.