Mantion language

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Region Papua
Native speakers
(12,000 cited 1987)[1]
West Papuan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mnx
Glottolog mani1235[2]

Mantion (Manikion), also known as Sougb or Sogh, is a Papuan language of the East Bird's Head language family spoken in East Bird's Head, east of Meyah, south of Manokwari. It consists of four dialects and is spoken by around 12,000 people in all.


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

External links

  • Materials on Mantion are included in the open access Arthur Capell (AC1) and Bert Voorhoeve (CLV1) collections held by Paradisec.
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