Yaur language

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Yaur
Jaur
Native toIndonesia
RegionIrian Jaya
Native speakers
(350 cited 1978)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3jau
Glottologyaur1239[2]
Yaur is located in Western New Guinea
Yaur
Yaur
Coordinates: 3°20′S 134°53′E / 3.33°S 134.88°E / -3.33; 134.88

Yaur or Jaur is a language in the putative Cenderawasih (Geelvink Bay) branch of the Austronesian family spoken in Papua province, Western New Guinea. It has about 300 speakers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yaur at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yaur". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Moseley, Christopher and R. E. Asher, ed. Atlas of World Languages (New York: Routledge, 1994) p. 111