Bipi language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Bipi and Sisi Islands, Manus Province
Native speakers
(1,200 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 biq
Glottolog bipi1237[2]

The Bipi language is the westernmost West Manus language. It is spoken by approximately 1200 people on the Bipi and Sisi Islands off the west coast of Manus Island, Manus Province of Papua New Guinea. It has SVO word order.[1]


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

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