Sanio
Hiowe
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionEast Sepik Province
Native speakers
1,300 (2000 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Saniyo
  • Hiyowe
Language codes
ISO 639-3sny
Glottologsani1270
ELPSaniyo-Hiyewe
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Sanio, or more precisely Saniyo-Hiyewe, is a Sepik language of Tunap-Hunstein Rural LLG in East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea. It is also spoken in Telefomin Rural LLG, Sandaun Province.[2]

Dialects

Dialects are:[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Sanio at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b 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.