Marangis language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Madang Province, East Sepik Province
Native speakers
590 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wax
Glottolog wata1253[2]

Marangis a.k.a. Watam is a Ramu language of Papua New Guinea. Like Bosmun, it shares a number of irregular plural markers with the Lower Sepik languages, supporting the proposal of a Ramu – Lower Sepik language family.


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