Oirata language

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"Maaro" and "Oirata" redirect here. For the Kannada film, see Maaro (film). For the genus of moth, see Oirata (moth).
Region Kisar, Indonesia
Native speakers
unknown (1,200 cited 1987)[1]
Trans–New Guinea (TNG)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 oia
Glottolog oira1263[2]

Oirata or Woirata (also known as Maaro) is a Papuan language spoken on the island of Kisar in Indonesia, and in Ambon. Ethnologue reports an SIL figure of 1,200 speakers from 1987.[1]


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

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