Tairuma language

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Tairuma
Uaripi
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionGulf Province
Native speakers
4,500 (2004)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
  • Eleman
    • nuclear Eleman
      • Eastern
        • Tairuma
Language codes
ISO 639-3uar
Glottologtair1256[2]

Tairuma, also known as Uaripi after its location, is a Trans–New Guinea language spoken in Uaripi (7°57′00″S 145°44′05″E / 7.949879°S 145.734624°E / -7.949879; 145.734624 (Uaripi)) in Central Kerema Rural LLG, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tairuma at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tairuma". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.