Waruna language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region north bank, Fly River
Native speakers
(600 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wrv
Glottolog waru1267[2]

The Waruna language is a Papuan language of the New Guinea, spoken in a bend of the Fly River. It has 50% lexical similarity with Ari, its closest relative.


  1. ^ Waruna at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Waruna". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.