RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
(undated figure of 120)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mgf

Maklew (Makleu) is a language of the proposed Trans-Fly – Bulaka River family in West Papua. It is spoken in Welbuti village, Merauke Regency.[2]

Nearby languages are South Awyu and Marind of Okaba Subdistrict.[3]


  1. ^ Maklew at Ethnologue (8th ed., 1974). Note: Data may come from an earlier edition.
  2. ^ Evans, Nicholas (2018). "The languages of Southern New Guinea". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. Vol. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 641–774. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.
  3. ^ Lebold, Randy, Ronald Kriens and Peter Jan de Vries. 2010. Report on the Okaba Subdistrict survey in Papua, Indonesia. SIL International.