Yagwoia language

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Yagwoia
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMorobe, Eastern Highlands, Gulf provinces
Native speakers
10,000 (2005)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
Language codes
ISO 639-3ygw
Glottologyagw1240[2]

Yagwoia (Yeghuye), or Kokwaiyakwa, is an Angan language of Papua New Guinea. Dialects are named after the five ethnicities, Iwalaqamalje, Hiqwaye, Hiqwase, Gwase, Heqwangilye (Yeqwangilje dialect).

Distribution[edit]

Yagwoia is spoken in:[3]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yagwoia at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yagwoia". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.