Tainae language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionGulf Province
Native speakers
(1,000 cited 1991)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
Language codes
ISO 639-3ago

Tainae is an Angan language of Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea. Famba (7°30′23″S 145°48′41″E / 7.506365°S 145.811363°E / -7.506365; 145.811363 (Famba), Paiguna, and Pio (7°30′15″S 145°47′45″E / 7.504143°S 145.795808°E / -7.504143; 145.795808 (Pio)) of Kotidanga Rural LLG are the main villages.[3][4]


  1. ^ Tainae at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tainae". 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.