Baham language

Region Papua
Native speakers
(1,100 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bdw
Glottolog baha1258[2]

Baham is a Papuan language spoken on the Bomberai Peninsula. It is closely related to the Iha language.


Baham pronouns (Flassy et al. 1987)[3]

personal possessive
1SG anduu ne
2SG tow te
3SG kpwaw ka
1PL unduu ni
2PL kujuu kuju
3PL kinewat kinewaat


  1. Baham at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Baham". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Flassy, Don A.L., Constantinoepel Ruhukael & Frans Rumbrawe. 1987. Fonologi bahasa Bahaam. Jakarta: Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.

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