Ama language (New Guinea)

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region East Sepik Province
Native speakers
unknown (480 cited 1990 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 amm
Glottolog amap1240[2]

Ama (Sawiyanu) is a Left May language of New Guinea, in East Sepik Province. Former dialects have merged.


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