Ethnologue.com home
Ethnologue > Web version > Country index > Asia > Indonesia (Papua) > Ngalum

Ngalum

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3szb

Population  10,000 in Indonesia (1987 SIL). Population total all countries: 18,000.
Region  Northeast of Nakai, valleys of Ok Sibil, Ok Tsop, perhaps Ok Bon, main range border area north of Muyu [kts] (Yongkom) and Iwur [iwo]. Also in Papua New Guinea.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 229
Alternate names   Sibil
Dialects  Ngalum, Apmisibil, Sibil.
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Ok-Awyu, Ok, Ngalum
Language development  NT: 1992.
Comments  Hunters; agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion.

Also spoken in:

Papua New Guinea

Language name   Ngalum
Population  8,000 in Papua New Guinea (1981).
Region  Sandaun Province.
Language map  Papua New Guinea, Map 5, reference number 202
Dialects  Ngalum, Apmisibil, Sibil.
 
Contact us