Kowiai language

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South Bomberai
Native to Indonesia
Region New Guinea
Native speakers
600 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kwh
Glottolog kowi1239[2]

Kowiai (Kuiwai) is a divergent Austronesian language of the Bomberai Peninsula in New Guinea.


  1. ^ Kowiai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kowiai". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.