Native toIndonesia
RegionAwera village[1] in Wapoga District, Waropen Regency, Papua
Native speakers
70 (2000)[2]
Lakes Plain
  • Wapoga
    • Awera
Language codes
ISO 639-3awr

Awera is a Lakes Plain language of Papua, Indonesia. It is spoken on the east side of Geelvink Bay, in the single village of Awera[1] in Wapoga District, Waropen Regency, Papua. The village has a majority of Ansus (Austronesian) speakers.


  1. ^ a b Clouse, Duane A. (1997). "Towards a reconstruction and reclassification of the Lakes Plain languages of Irian Jaya". In Karl Franklin (ed.). Papers in Papuan linguistics no. 2 (PDF). Vol. A-85. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 133–236. ISBN 0858834421.
  2. ^ Awera at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)