Watut language

Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Watut River
Native speakers
(3,200 cited 1988–2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
una  North Watut
mpl  Middle Watut
mcy  South Watut
Glottolog watu1246[2]

Watut is a language complex of Austronesian languages spoken in northern Papua New Guinea. Dialects include Maralinan, Silisili, Unank, Maralangko, and Danggal.


  1. North Watut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Middle Watut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    South Watut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Watut". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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