Ikobi language

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Region Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
1,600 (2009)[1]
Papuan Gulf ?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 meb
Glottolog ikob1240[2]

Ikobi, or Ikobi-Mena after its two varieties, is a Papuan language, or pair of languages, of Papua New Guinea. Wurm and Hattori (1981) treat the two varieties, Ikobi and Mena, as distinct languages, but Ethnologue 16 judges them to be one.


  1. ^ Ikobi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ikobi-Mena". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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