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Bargam language

Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMadang Province
Native speakers
3,800 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mlp

Bargam, or Mugil, is a Papuan language of Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, spoken mainly by adults.

The alphabet includes the letter Q with hook tail, Ɋ ɋ.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Bargam at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bargam". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Ross, Malcolm (2005). "Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages". In Andrew Pawley; Robert Attenborough; Robin Hide; Jack Golson (eds.). Papuan pasts: cultural, linguistic and biological histories of Papuan-speaking peoples. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 15–66. ISBN 0858835622. OCLC 67292782.

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