Tungag language

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

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


  1. ^ Tungag at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tungag". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.