Yeretuar language

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Native to Indonesia
Region West Papua
Native speakers
350 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 gop
Glottolog yere1243[2]

Yeretuar, 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.


  1. ^ Yeretuar at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Yeretuar". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.