Were
Kiunum
Weredai
Native toPapua New Guinea
Native speakers
490 (2000 census)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
  • Fly River (Anim)
    • Tirio
      • Tirio–Bitur–Were
        • Were
Language codes
ISO 639-3wei
Glottologwere1244

Were (Weredai), or Kiunum, is a Papuan language spoken in Dewara village (8°22′27″S 142°27′23″E / 8.374194°S 142.45638°E / -8.374194; 142.45638 (Dewala)), Gogodala Rural LLG, Western Province, Papua New Guinea.[2][3]

References

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