Seimat language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Ninigo and Anchorite island groups, Manus Province
Native speakers
(1,000 cited 1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ssg
Glottolog seim1238[2]

The Seimat language is one of three Western Admiralty Islands languages, the other two being Wuvulu-Aua and the extinct Kaniet. The language is spoken by approximately 1000 people on the Ninigo and the Anchorite Islands in western Manus Province of Papua New Guinea.[3] It has SVO word order.[3]


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

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