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Pawaia language

Region Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
unknown (4,000 cited 1991)[1]
Aurama (Turoha, Uri)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pwa
Glottolog pawa1255[2]
Map: The Pawaia language of New Guinea
  The Pawaia language
  Other Trans–New Guinea languages
  Other Papuan languages
  Austronesian languages

Pawaia, also known as Sira, Tudahwe, Yasa, is a Trans–New Guinea language that forms a tentative independent branch of that family in the classification of Malcolm Ross (2005). Although Pawaia has proto-Trans–New Guinea vocabulary, Ross considers its inclusion

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