Yaur language

Native to Indonesia
Region Irian Jaya
Native speakers
(350 cited 1978)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jau
Glottolog yaur1239[2]

Yaur or Jaur is a language in the putative Cenderawasih (Geelvink Bay) branch of the Austronesian family spoken in Irian Jaya. It has about 300 speakers.


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

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