Hewa language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Sepik River basin
Ethnicity Hewa
Native speakers
(2,200 cited 1986)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ham
Glottolog hewa1241[2]

Hewa, also known as Sisimin and Lagaip, is spoken by the Hewa people. It is a Sepik language of northern Papua New Guinea.


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