Waube language

Last updated
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Madang Province
Native speakers
(780 cited 1981) [1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kop
Glottolog kwat1244 [2]

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