Numugen languages

Numugen
Geographic
distribution:
New Guinea
Linguistic classification: Trans–New Guinea
Subdivisions:

The Numugen languages are a small family of closely related languages in the Madang branch of the Trans–New Guinea languages (TNG) phylum of New Guinea.

The languages are Bilakura, Parawen, Ukuriguma, Usan (Wanuma), Yaben, and Yarawata.

References

  • Ross, Malcolm (2005). "Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages". In Andrew Pawley, Robert Attenborough, Robin Hide, Jack Golson, eds. Papuan pasts: cultural, linguistic and biological histories of Papuan-speaking peoples. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 15–66. ISBN 0858835622. OCLC 67292782. 



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