Sinaugoro language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionCentral Province
Native speakers
18,000 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3snc

Sinaugoro is an Austronesian language of Papua New Guinea. It is mainly spoken in the Rigo District of Central Province by some 15,000 people.[2] The language is closely related to Motu.


  1. ^ Sinaugoro at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Tauberschmidt (1999), p. 1


  • Tauberschmidt, Gerhard (1999). A Grammar of Sinaugoro: an Austronesian language of the Central Province of Papua New Guinea (PDF). Pacific Linguistics Series C, Volume 143. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. doi:10.15144/PL-C143. hdl:1885/146187. ISBN 0-85883-490-1.

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