Yeretuar language

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Yeretuar
Umar, Goni
Native toIndonesia
RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
350 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gop
Glottologyere1243[2]
Yeretuar is located in Western New Guinea
Yeretuar
Yeretuar
Coordinates: 3°01′S 134°40′E / 3.02°S 134.66°E / -3.02; 134.66

Yeretuar, also called Umar or Goni, is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian language in its putative Cenderawasih languages branch, originating from Cenderawasih Bay (Geelvink Bay) in West Papua Province of Western New Guinea, northeastern Indonesia.

It is not closely related to other languages.

References[edit]

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