Uruava language

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Uruava
RegionBougainville, Papua New Guinea
Extinct(date missing)
Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3urv
Glottologurua1242
ELPUruava

Uruava is an extinct Austronesian language formerly spoken in southeast Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.

The language was spoken around the Arawa. It was recorded shortly before its speakers shifted to the non-Austronesian Nasioi language.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spriggs, Matthew (2005). "Bougainville's early history: an archaeological perspective". In Regan, Anthony; Griffin, Helga-Maria (eds.). Bougainville Before the Conflict. Stranger Journalism. p. 17. ISBN 9781740761383.
  • Rausch, J. (1912). "Die Sprache von Südost Bougainville, Deutsche Salomoninsel". Anthropos (in German). 7.