|Native to||Papua New Guinea|
|Region||Southern Highlands Province|
|77,000 (2000 census)|
imo – Ibo Ugu (Imbo Ungu)
ubu – Ubu Ugu (Umbu Ungu)
Kaugel (Gawigl) is one of the languages spoken in the Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea. Native speakers call the area on the Southern Highlands side of the Kaugel river from the Western Highlands province home.
Dialects are Aua (Ibo Ugu, Imbo Ungu, Imbongu) and Gawil (Umbo Ungu, Kakoli).
A translation of the New Testament was published in 1997 and is currently available online.
- Ibo Ugu (Imbo Ungu) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Ubu Ugu (Umbu Ungu) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Aua–Gawil". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- "Imbongu Ethnologue Entry". Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Sixteenth edition. SIL International. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
- "The Bible in Imbongu language". worldbibles.org. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
- Bowers, Nancy; Lepi, Pundia (1975). "Kaugel Valley systems of reckoning" (PDF). Journal of the Polynesian Society 84 (3): 309–324.
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