Wambon language

Native to Indonesia
Region Papua
Native speakers
(3,900 cited 1987–2003)[1]
  • North (Digul, incl. Ketum)
  • South (Yonggom)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
wms  Wambon
ktt  Ketum
Glottolog ketu1239[3]

Wambon is a Papuan language of Papua, Indonesia.


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

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