Laua language

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RegionPapua New Guinea
Extinct(1 speaker reported 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3luf

Laua, also known as Labu, is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is (or was) spoken in the Central Province, north and west of Laua according to Ethnologue. Laua had only one remaining speaker in 1987, and is now extinct.


  1. ^ Laua at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Laua". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.