Amara language

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Amara
Region parts of West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
230 (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aie
Glottolog amar1272[2]

Amara is an Austronesian language spoken by about 1200 individuals along the northwest coast of West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea on the island of New Britain. Speakers have close to a 100% bilingualism with Bariai, and many also speak Tok Pisin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amara at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Amara". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.