3 Zia language

Zia language

Infobox Language
pronunciation= [d̪ia]
countries=Papua New Guinea
region=lower Waria Valley, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
speakers= 3,943 (1978 McElhanon)
iso1= "none"
iso2= paa
iso3= zia
fam1= Trans-New Guinea

Zia is a Papuan language spoken in the Lower Waria Valley in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. It is part of the Binandere subgroup of the hypothetical Trans-New Guinea phylum of languages (Ross, 2005).


* Organised Phonology Data, Zia Language. Summer Institute of Linguistics. Retrieved March 17, 2008. [http://www.sil.org/pacific/png/abstract.asp?id=384]
*Grammar and Dictionary of the Binandere language. King, Copland. 1927. Sydney, Australia: D.S. Ford. [http://www.sil.org/pacific/png/abstract.asp?id=599]

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