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Marau language

Native toIndonesia
RegionSouth coast of Serui Island,
Ambai Islands group
Native speakers
(1,700 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mvr

Marau is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian language spoken on the south coast of Serui Island of the Ambai Islands group in Cenderawasih Bay, within Papua Province of Western New Guinea, northeastern Indonesia.


  1. ^ Marau at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Also rendered "Warembori"; distinguish from the Warembori language
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Marau". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.