Native toIndonesia
RegionDagai village in Dagai District, Puncak Jaya Regency, Papua
Native speakers
930 (2000)[1]
Lakes Plain
  • Duvle–East
    • Duvle
Language codes
ISO 639-3duv

Duvle (Sikwari) is a Lakes Plain language of Papua, Indonesia. It is spoken in Dagai village in Dagai District, Puncak Jaya Regency.[2]

Variant spellings are Duvde, Duve, Duvele, Duvre. It is also known as Wiri.

A Duvle-based pidgin is used with speakers of Wano.

Duvle-Wano Pidgin
Native speakers
Duvle-based pidgin
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)


  1. ^ Duvle at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ 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.