Murkim language

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Native to Western New Guinea
Region Pegunungan Bintang Regency, Batom subdistrict
Native speakers
290 (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 rmh
Glottolog murk1238[2]

Murkim is a Papuan language spoken in Western New Guinea, near its probable relative Lepki and the unclassified language Kembra. Though spoken by fewer than 300 people, it is being learned by children.


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