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Kwesten language

Native toIndonesia
RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
(2,000 cited 1987)[1]
Foja Range (Tor–Kwerba)
Language codes
ISO 639-3kwt

Kwesten is a Papuan language of Indonesia.

It is spoken in Arare, Holmhaven, Mafenter, and Omte villages in Sarmi Regency.[3]


  1. ^ Kwesten at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kwesten". 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). "Indonesia languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.