Awara language

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Awara
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Morobe Province
Native speakers
1,900 (2007 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 awx
Glottolog awar1248[2]

Awara is one of the Finisterre languages of Papua New Guinea. It is part of a dialect chain with Wantoat, but in only 60–70% lexically similar.

Alphabet[edit]

In Awara language has 21 letters (Aa, Ää, Bb, Dd, Ee, Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo, Pp, Ss, Tt, Uu, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz), 3 diphthongs (Gw gw, Kw kw, Ng ng) and triphthong (Ngw ngw)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Awara at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Awara". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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