3 Huli language


Huli language

Infobox Language
name=Huli
region=Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
speakers=70,000
familycolor=Papuan
fam1=Trans-New Guinea
fam2=Engan
fam3=South
script=Latin alphabet
iso2=paa
iso3=hui

Huli is a Papuan language spoken by the Huli people of the Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea. It features a quindecimal (base-15) numeral system.

References

*cite book |last=Lomas |first=Gabe |year=1988 |title=The Huli language of Papua New Guinea |others=PhD Thesis, Macquarie University

External links

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=hui Ethnologue report for language code:hui]
* [http://www.sf.airnet.ne.jp/ts/language/number/huli.html Huli counting system]
* [http://www.uog.ac.pg/PUB08-Oct-03/cheetham.htm "Counting and number in Huli"] , Brian Cheetam. Papua New Guinea Journal of Education


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