Mawes language

Region Papua
Native speakers
850 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mgk
Glottolog mawe1251[2]

Mawes is a Papuan language of Indonesia. It may be related to the Kwerba languages, but Glottolog leaves it unclassified.


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