RegionPapua New Guinea: Sandaun Province, Amanab Rural LLG, 11 villages
Native speakers
(1,300 cited 1990 census)[1]
  • Angor
Language codes
ISO 639-3agg
Coordinates: 3°40′53″S 141°12′27″E / 3.681265°S 141.20755°E / -3.681265; 141.20755 (Senagi)
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap  Download coordinates as: KML

Angor (Anggor) a.k.a. Senagi is a Senagi language of northern Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in 11 villages of Amanab Rural LLG, Sandaun Province, including Senagi village (3°40′53″S 141°12′27″E / 3.681265°S 141.20755°E / -3.681265; 141.20755 (Senagi)) of Bibriari ward.[2][3]


Dialects are Wai (Central Anggor) and Samanai (Southern Anggor).[4]

Loving and Bass (1964) list these Anggor dialects and their villages:[5]

Writing system

Angor alphabet[6]
a b d e f g h i ɨ k m mb n nd ŋ ŋg o p r s t u ü w y


Angor has 18 consonants, which are:[7]

p t k
b d ɡ
ᵐb ⁿd ᵑɡ
ɸ s x
m n ŋ
w j

Angor has 7 vowels, which are:[7]

i ɨ u
e ə o


  1. ^ Angor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.
  3. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.
  4. ^ Steer, Martin (2005). Languages of the Upper Sepik and Central New Guinea (PDF). Canberra: Australian National University.
  5. ^ Loving, Richard and Jack Bass. 1964. Languages of the Amanab Sub-District. Port Moresby: Department of Information and Extension Services.
  6. ^ Litteral, Robert (1997). "Organised Phonology Data" (PDF). SIL. Archived (PDF) from the original on 19 April 2022.
  7. ^ a b Foley, William A. (2018). "The Languages of the Sepik-Ramu Basin and Environs". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. Vol. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 197–432. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.