Gwahatike language

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Gwahatike (also called Dahating or Gwatike) is a language generally classified in the Warup branch of the Finisterre family of Finisterre–Huon languages.[2] As of 2003, it was spoken by 1570 people in Papua New Guinea.[2] It is spoken in several villages located south of Saidor.[3]

Native toPapua New Guinea
Native speakers
1,600 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dah


  1. ^ Gwahatike at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Paul M. Lewis (2009). Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16 ed.). Dallas: SIL International. ISBN 1-55671-216-2.
  3. ^ "The Dahating Language". Pacific Linguistics. Australian National University (23): 53. 1970.