Lenkau
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionRambutyo Island, Manus Province
Native speakers
(250 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ler
Glottologlenk1247
ELPLenkau
Coordinates: 2°20′28″S 147°42′58″E / 2.341166°S 147.716064°E / -2.341166; 147.716064 (Lenkau)Coordinates: 2°20′28″S 147°42′58″E / 2.341166°S 147.716064°E / -2.341166; 147.716064 (Lenkau)

Lenkau is an Oceanic language spoken in a single village on Rambutyo Island in Manus Province, Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Lenkau village (2°20′28″S 147°42′58″E / 2.341166°S 147.716064°E / -2.341166; 147.716064 (Lenkau)), Rapatona Rural LLG.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Lenkau 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.