Sewa Bay language

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Sewa Bay
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Milne Bay Province
Native speakers
(1,520 cited 1972 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sew
Glottolog sewa1251[2]

Sewa Bay, or Duau Pwata, is a dialectically diverse Austronesian language spoken in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua New Guinea.


  1. ^ Sewa Bay at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sewa Bay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.