Lepki language

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Native to Western New Guinea
Region Jayawijaya Kabupaten, Okbibab Kecamatan, on the Sogber River
Native speakers
(530 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lpe
Glottolog lepk1238[2]

Lepki is a Papuan language spoken in Western New Guinea, near its probable relative Murkim and the unclassified language Kembra. Only a few hundred words have been recorded, in hastily collected word lists.


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