Sewa Bay
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMilne Bay Province
Native speakers
(1,520 cited 1972 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sew
Glottologsewa1251

Sewa Bay, or Duau Pwata, is a dialectically diverse Austronesian language spoken in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua New Guinea. It's dialects are Miadeba, Bwakera, Maiabare, Darubia, Sewataitai, Sibonai and Central Sewa Bay. [2] It is spoken in Milne Bay province: center of Normanby island, Sewa Bay area.

References

  1. ^ Sewa Bay at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Sewa Bay at Ethnologue.