Mwakai language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionEast Sepik Province
Native speakers
340 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mgt
Coordinates: 4°15′44″S 143°55′03″E / 4.262293°S 143.917638°E / -4.262293; 143.917638 (Mongol)Coordinates: 4°15′44″S 143°55′03″E / 4.262293°S 143.917638°E / -4.262293; 143.917638 (Mongol)

Mongol, also known as Mwakai, is a Ramu language of Papua New Guinea. Despite the name, it is not related to Mongolian, which is spoken in Central Asia.

It is spoken in Mongol village (4°15′44″S 143°55′03″E / 4.262293°S 143.917638°E / -4.262293; 143.917638 (Mongol)), Keram Rural LLG, East Sepik Province.[3][4]


  1. ^ Mongol at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mwakai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.
  4. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.