RegionPapua New Guinea
Native speakers
200 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3kbw
Kaiep is classified as Vulnerable by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger
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Kaiep is one of three Kairiru languages of Turubu Rural LLG, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in the Kep (3°38′13″S 143°48′09″E / 3.636947°S 143.802457°E / -3.636947; 143.802457 (Kep / Nambie)), Taul (3°40′22″S 143°49′31″E / 3.672792°S 143.825355°E / -3.672792; 143.825355 (Taul)), and Samap (3°44′16″S 143°55′59″E / 3.737823°S 143.933158°E / -3.737823; 143.933158 (Samap 1)) village area in Turubu Rural LLG.[2][3]


  1. ^ Kaiep 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.