Kokoda language

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Kokoda
Native to West Papua, Indonesia
Region Bird's Head Peninsula
Native speakers
(3,700 cited 1991)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
Dialects
  • Negri Besar (Kokoda)
  • Kasuweri (Komudago)
  • Tarof
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xod
Glottolog koko1265[2]

Kokoda is a Papuan language of the Bird's Head Peninsula of West Papua. The three dialects—Kokoda proper, Kasuweri, and Tarof—are divergent enough to sometimes be considered separate languages.

References[edit]

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