Nukuria language

Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Nuguria
Native speakers
550 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nur
Glottolog nuku1259[2]

Nuguria (Nukuria) is a Polynesian language, spoken by about 550 people on Nuguria in the eastern islands of Papua New Guinea.[3]


  1. Nuguria at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Nukuria". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Marck, Jeff (2000), Topics in Polynesian languages and culture history. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics

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