Native toIndonesia
RegionMiosnum Island,
Cenderawasih Bay
Native speakers
(2,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3pmo

Pom is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian language spoken on Miosnum Island in Cenderawasih Bay west of Serui Island, in Papua Province of Western New Guinea, northeastern Indonesia. It has around 2000 speakers. This wordlist was recorded by Emily Gasser with Pom speakers Yanselt Borotabui, Spenyei Awendu, Frengky Mantundoi, Frence Kapitaray, and Memase Kadwaru on the Unipa campus in Manokwari in June/July 2016.[2]


  1. ^ Pom at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ "About the Pom Dictionary". talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu. Retrieved 2023-03-16.