Kandas language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionNew Ireland
Ethnicityspoken by 70% (no date)[1]
Native speakers
300 (2007)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3kqw
Lang Status 80-VU.png
Kandas is classified as Vulnerable by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Kandas is an Oceanic language spoken on New Ireland in Papua New Guinea.


  1. ^ Kandas language at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ Kandas at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)