Laxudumau
Lakurumau
RegionNew Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
800 (2020)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3lxm
Glottologlaku1238
ELPLakurumau
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Laxudumau is classified as Vulnerable by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger
Approximate location where Laxudumau is spoken
Approximate location where Laxudumau is spoken
Laxudumau
Approximate location where Laxudumau is spoken
Approximate location where Laxudumau is spoken
Laxudumau
Coordinates: 2°52′59″S 151°15′00″E / 2.883°S 151.250°E / -2.883; 151.250

Laxudumau (Lakurumau), spoken in the village of Lakurumau on the island of New Ireland,[2] is an Austronesian language transitional between Nalik and Kara.

Notes

  1. ^ Laxudumau at Ethnologue (24th ed., 2021)
  2. ^ Mazzitelli, Lidia Federica (2020). "Documentation of Lakurumau: Making the Case for One More Language in Papua New Guinea". Language Documentation & Conservation. 14: 215–237. hdl:10125/24922.