Maria language (Papua New Guinea)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the Maria language spoken in Papua New Guinea. For the Maria language spoken in India, see Maria language (India). For other uses of the word Maria, see Maria (disambiguation).
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Central Province
Native speakers
1,400 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mds
Glottolog mari1438[2]

Maria is a Manubaran language spoken in the "bird's tail" of Papua New Guinea by approximately 1,350 people.


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

External links[edit]