Maklew language

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RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
(undated figure of 120)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mgf

Maklew (Makleu) is a language of the proposed Trans-Fly – Bulaka River family in West Papua. It is spoken in Welbuti village, Merauke Regency.[3]


  1. ^ Maklew at Ethnologue (8th ed., 1974). Note: Data may come from an earlier edition.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Maklew". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Evans, Nicholas (2018). "The languages of Southern New Guinea". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 641–774. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.