MAKLEW: a language of Indonesia (Irian Jaya)

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).

SIL code: MGF

ISO 639-2: paa

Population 120. 
Region South coast area, east side of Marianne strait, west of Marind and east of Yelmek languages.
Alternate names   MAKLEU
Classification Trans-New Guinea, Trans-Fly-Bulaka River, Bulaka River.

This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version:

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