RegionMarkham Valley, New Guinea
Ethnicity1,200 (2008?)[1]
Native speakers
500 (2008)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ylu
Coordinates: 6°35′43″S 146°52′26″E / 6.595186°S 146.873813°E / -6.595186; 146.873813 (Yalu)

Aribwaung (Aribwaungg), also known as Yalu (Jaloc), is an Austronesian language of Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in the single village of Yalu (6°35′43″S 146°52′26″E / 6.595186°S 146.873813°E / -6.595186; 146.873813 (Yalu)) in Wampar Rural LLG.[3]


  1. ^ Aribwaung language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013) Closed access icon
  2. ^ Aribwaung at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  3. ^ Holzknecht, Susanne (1989). The Markham Languages of Papua New Guinea. Pacific Linguistics. ISBN 0-85883-394-8.