Spoken L1 Language: Papuan Malay
- AES status:
- not endangered
- David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons, and Charles D. Fennig 2019
- Malay, Papuan (pmy-pmy) = 3 (Wider communication). LWC in the coastal areas of West Papua. Became an LWC mostly as a result of Dutch colonial language policies in the early 20th century, and before that, to a rather limited extent, through trade (Kluge 2014:11–15).