Waia language

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Waia
Tabo
Region New Guinea
Native speakers
3,000 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 knv
Glottolog tabo1241
Waia language.svg
Map: The Waia language of New Guinea
  The Waia language (south center)
  Trans–New Guinea languages
  Other Papuan languages
  Austronesian languages
  Uninhabited

Waia (Waya) or Tabo is a language of the proposed Trans-Fly – Bulaka River family in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea, just north of the Fly River delta. The language has also been known as Hiwi or Hibaradai.[2]

References[edit]

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