Chuave language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionChimbu Province and Eastern Highlands Province
Native speakers
(23,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3cjv

Chuave is a Trans–New Guinea language of Chimbu Province and Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.

Chuave is spoken in Elimbari Rural LLG, Chuave District, and Lufa District, Eastern Highlands Province.


  1. ^ Chuave at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chuave". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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