Wagi language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Madang Province
Native speakers
3,400 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 fad
Glottolog wagi1249[2]

Wagi, also known as Kamba or Foran, is a Papuan language of Papua New Guinea.


Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop p b t d k g
Nasal m n (ŋ) <ng>
Trill r
Tap/Flap ɾ <ŕ>
Fricative β <w> f s h
Approximant l j <y>
Implosive ɓ <q>
Front Back
High i u
Mid e o
Low ɛ <é> ɑ <a>


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