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Guriaso is a language of Papua New Guinea. Only described in 1983, it appears to be distantly related to the Kwomtari and Nai languages. (See Kwomtari languages for details.) It is spoken in Guriaso ward (3°34′52″S 141°35′32″E / 3.581107°S 141.592197°E / -3.581107; 141.592197 (Guriaso)), Amanab Rural LLG, Sandaun Province.[3][4]

RegionPapua New Guinea
Native speakers
160 (2003)[1]
  • Guriaso–Yale
    • Guriaso
Language codes
ISO 639-3grx
Coordinates: 3°34′52″S 141°35′32″E / 3.581107°S 141.592197°E / -3.581107; 141.592197 (Guriaso)


  1. ^ Guriaso at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Guriaso". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.
  4. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.