Upper Morehead language

Upper Morehead, also known as Wára, is a Papuan language of New Guinea. Varieties are Wára (Vara), Kómnjo (Rouku), Anta, and Wèré (Wärä); these are divergent enough to sometimes be listed as distinct languages.

Upper Morehead
RegionWestern Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
700 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tci


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