|Native to||Papua New Guinea|
|(undated figure of 40,000)|
Takia is an Austronesian language spoken on Karkar Island, Bagabag Island, and coastal villages Megiar and Serang, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. It has been syntactically restructured by Waskia, a Papuan language spoken on the island.
Children are discouraged from using Takia, and it is being supplanted by Tok Pisin and English.
- Takia Vocabulary List (from the World Loanword Database)
- Kaipuleohone has archived a Takia word list as part of Robert Blust's field notes