Nguluwan language

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Native to Federated States of Micronesia
Region Ngulu Atoll
Native speakers
50 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nuw
Glottolog ngul1236[2]

Nguluwan is a "mixed" language spoken on an atoll of that name between Yap and Palau. The grammar and lexicon are Yapese, but the phonology has been affected by Ulithian, and speakers are shifting to that language.


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