Omati language - Omati language

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Omati
RegionPapua New Guinea
Native speakers
770 (2011)[1]
Papuan Gulf ?
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
jbk – Barikewa
jmw – Mouwase
Glottologbari1298  Barikewa[2]
mouw1234  Mouwase[3]

Omati, or Mini, is a Papuan language spoken in the Omati River area of Papua New Guinea. The two varieties, Barikewa and Mouwase, are quite divergent.

References

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


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