Niksek
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionEast Sepik Province
Native speakers
930 (2003)[1]
Sepik
Dialects
  • Paka
  • Gabiano
Language codes
ISO 639-3gbe
Glottologniks1238
ELPNiksek
Coordinates: 4°41′49″S 142°32′18″E / 4.696824°S 142.538469°E / -4.696824; 142.538469 (Niksek)

Niksek is a Sepik language of northern Papua New Guinea. The two dialects, Paka and Gabiano, are rather divergent. Niksek is spoken in Niksek village (4°41′49″S 142°32′18″E / 4.696824°S 142.538469°E / -4.696824; 142.538469 (Niksek)) of Niksek/Paka ward in Tunap/Hunstein Rural LLG, East Sepik Province.[2]

References

  1. ^ Niksek at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.