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Papua New Guinea

Languages and dialects spoken in Papua New Guinea

Found 647 language names

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This list shows the primary names of the languages and dialects.

This list shows only languages and dialects with audio or video materials available.

This list shows only languages indigenous to this location.

Kis [East Sepik] Recorded language

Kiwai, Southern [Western] Recorded language

Kiwai, Southern: Eastern Kiwai [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kobon [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Koiari [Central] Recorded language

Koitabu [Central] Recorded language

Kokira [Central] Recorded language

Koluwea & Sewa [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Kombio [East Sepik] Recorded language

Konai [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kope [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Korafe: Northern Recorded language

Korafe: Yega [Northern] Recorded language

Koriki [Gulf] Recorded language

Koromira: Koianu [Bougainville] Recorded language

Koromu [Madang] Recorded language

Koul [East New Britain] Recorded language

Kovai [Morobe] Recorded language

Kovio [Central] Recorded language

Krisa [Sandaun] Recorded language

Kuanua [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kuanua: Raluana [East New Britain] Recorded language

Kubo [Western] Recorded language

Kuman [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kuman: Ega [Chimbu] Recorded language

Kuni-Boazi [Western] Recorded language

Kunimaipa [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kunimaipa: Gajili [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kunimaipa: Kate [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kurti [Manus] Recorded language

Kwanaula & Loboda [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Kwangei [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Kware [Central] Recorded language

Kware: Ganaze & Garihe [Central] Recorded language

Kware: Lagume [Central] Recorded language

Kwomtari [Sandaun] Recorded language

Kyenyingbarang [East Sepik] Recorded language

Labo [Morobe] Recorded language

Labogai [Eastern Highlands] Recorded language

Labuain [East Sepik] Recorded language

Lamalele: Masimasi [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Lamogai: Pulie-Rauto [East New Britain] Recorded language

Lausaha [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Lau Seranga [Sandaun] Recorded language

Lavongai [New Ireland] Recorded language

Lele: Manus Island Recorded language

Lembena [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Lengkau: Rambutjo [Manus] Recorded language

Lessau [Manus] Recorded language

Lihir [New Ireland] Recorded language

Lilam [Sandaun] Recorded language

Lomitawa & Meudana [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Londru [Manus] Recorded language

Loniu [Manus] Recorded language

Madak [New Ireland] Recorded language

Magleri [Sandaun] Recorded language

Mahg [Madang] Recorded language

Maiadomu [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Mailu [Central] Recorded language

Maisafana [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Maisin [Northern] Recorded language

Maivara [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Maiwa [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Maiwala [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Majugan [Bougainville] Recorded language

Maleu-Kilenge: Maleu [West New Britain] Recorded language

Managalas: Aomie [Northern] Recorded language

Managalas: Averi [Northern] Recorded language

Managalas: Nupa [Northern] Recorded language

Managalas: Wakue [Northern] Recorded language

Manam [Madang] Recorded language

Manambu [East Sepik] Recorded language

Mandara: Tabar [New Ireland] Recorded language

Mangseng: Lavege [West New Britain] Recorded language

Mangseng: Mirapu [West New Britain] Recorded language

Manubara [Central] Recorded language

Maprik: Jambitanget [East Sepik] Recorded language

Maprik: Kalabu [East Sepik] Recorded language

Maprik: Tamaui [East Sepik] Recorded language

Maprik: Wingei [East Sepik] Recorded language

Mari [East Sepik] Recorded language

Maria: Imila [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Maring [Western Highlands] Recorded language

Masam [Western] Recorded language

Mataru [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Mauwake [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Mbore [Madang] Recorded language

Medlpa [Western Highlands] Recorded language

Mekeo [Central] Recorded language

Melamela [West New Britain] Recorded language

Mendi Group [Southern Highlands] Recorded language

Menye [Morobe] Recorded language

Mian: Mianmin [Papua New Guinea] Recorded language

Minavega [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Mindri [Madang] Recorded language

Misima [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Miufau & Malata [Milne Bay, Goodenough] Recorded language

Mogiala [Western] Recorded language

Molima [Milne Bay] Recorded language

Morigi [Gulf] Recorded language


News about Papua New Guinea

The Bariai of PNG, the Saber, and a Question: Read about the Bariai people of West New Britain Province in PNG and how GRN's Saber players are used in the field.

PNG: Using the Saber: Feedback from Papua New Guinea on the Saber player

Papua New Guinea: The people who make up the 900+ language groups of PNG are predominantly oral communicators.

PNG Post Script: Project Milne Bay... the story continues: Since the project was launched in 2006 Sybil Shaw has been to Milne Bay three times, and made dozens of recorings in 14 languages. Here are some stories.

Progress in PNG: Sybil Shaw has recently returned from a recording trip in Milne bay. She also shared with SIL in the VITAL translators course and dedication of the AUHELAWA New Testament.

GRN Ministry among the Wantoat People: Church leaders huddled around as Pastor Nickson cranked the hand-wound cassette player. Their attention was rapt. After listening for a while they said things like, "Wow! This is true Wantoat language. Today our people mix Wantoat with other languages, and it isn't very clear. But these stories go deep and pull out the true meaning."

A Wokabaut Impact: How GRN's Wokabaut short term program has impacted the lives of a family in Papua New Guinea.

Project Milne Bay: Many recordings have been made for the languages of the Milne Bay Province in PNG. You can help get God's word to these people.

Sing me a story!: "If you had put the Gospel to music, the people would be touched very deeply, much more than if they just hear it read to them."

Wokabaut 2003 Photo Gallery: Photos from Wokabaut 2003 in Papua New Guinea.

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