Kaulong language

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Region parts of West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
4,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pss
Glottolog kaul1240[2]

Kaulong, or Pasismanua, is an Austronesian language spoken by about 4000 swidden farmers of the southwest hinterlands of Kandrian District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea on the island of New Britain.


  1. ^ Kaulong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Kaulong". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.