Tigak language

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Not to be confused with Omo languages.
Region New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
(6,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tgc
Glottolog tiga1245[2]

Tigak (or Omo) is an Austronesian language spoken by about 6,000 people (in 1991)[3] in the Kavieng District of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea.

The Tigak language area includes the provincial capital, Kavieng.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Tigak at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tigak". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.) (2005). "Tigak". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (fifteenth ed.). Dallas: SIL.  External link in |chapter= (help)