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Yeretuar language

Umar, Goni
Native toIndonesia
RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
350 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gop
Yeretuar is located in Western New Guinea
Coordinates: 3°01′S 134°40′E / 3.02°S 134.66°E / -3.02; 134.66

Yeretuar, also called Umar or Goni, is an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian language in its putative Cenderawasih languages branch, originating from Cenderawasih Bay (Geelvink Bay) in West Papua Province of Western New Guinea, northeastern Indonesia.

It is not closely related to other languages.


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