Yau language

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Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMorobe Province
Native speakers
(1,700 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3yuw

Yau, also called Uruwa, is one of the Finisterre languages of Papua New Guinea.

External links[edit]

  • Paradisec's open access collection of Selected Research Papers of Don Laycock on Languages in Papua New Guinea (DL2) includes materials on the Yau language


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