Molof language


Molof language
Molof
Spoken in Papua
Native speakers unknown (200 cited in 1978)
Language family
unclassified
Language codes
ISO 639-3 msl

Molof (Ampas, Poule) is a poorly documented Papuan language spoken by about 200 people. Wurm (1975) placed it as an independent branch of Trans–New Guinea, but Ross (2005) could not find enough evidence to classify it.



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