Faiwol
RegionWestern Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
(4,500 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3fai – inclusive code
Individual code:
stm – Setaman
Glottologfaiw1243  Faiwol
seta1246  Setaman
ELPFaiwol
 Setaman[2]

Faiwol is one of the Ok languages of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken at the headwaters of the Fly, Palmer, and Murray rivers in Western Province.[3] There are numerous dialects, including Faiwol proper, Angkiyak, Wopkei, Setaman and Kauwol on the Indonesian border.

References

  1. ^ Faiwol at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Setaman at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Endangered Languages Project data for Setaman.
  3. ^ Steer, Martin (September 2005). "LANGUAGES OF THE UPPER SEPIK AND CENTRAL NEW GUINEA" (PDF). Retrieved January 14, 2021.