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Aisi language

Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMadang Province
Native speakers
(360 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mmq
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Aisi, or Musak, is a Papuan language of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.

Aisi is spoken in Musak (5°20′09″S 145°14′25″E / 5.335931°S 145.240255°E / -5.335931; 145.240255 (Musak)), Kikerai (5°14′53″S 145°12′38″E / 5.248069°S 145.21067°E / -5.248069; 145.21067 (Kikirai)), Banam (5°24′50″S 145°14′15″E / 5.413751°S 145.237589°E / -5.413751; 145.237589 (Banam)), Sepu (5°27′32″S 145°12′52″E / 5.458793°S 145.214516°E / -5.458793; 145.214516 (Sepu)), and Garaligut (5°28′25″S 145°15′55″E / 5.473568°S 145.265295°E / -5.473568; 145.265295 (Garaligut)) villages in Usino Rural LLG.[3][4][5] The largest Aisi-speaking villages are Sepu, Banam, and Musak, located just to the east of the Ramu River.


  1. ^ Aisi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Aisi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Daniels, Don. 2016. Magɨ: An undocumented language of Papua New Guinea. Oceanic Linguistics 55: 199-224.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.