Karnai language

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Region a handful of villages in Morobe and Madang Provinces, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
920 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bbv
Glottolog karn1252[2]

Karnai ('Barim') is an Austronesian language spoken by about 915 individuals in small villages near Wasu, Morobe Province, on Umboi Island, and near Saidor in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.

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  1. ^ Karnai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Karnai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.