Tungag language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region New Hanover Island, New Ireland Province
Native speakers
(12,000 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lcm
Glottolog tung1290[2]

Tungag, or Lavongai, is an Austronesian language of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea.


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