South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic languages


South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic languages

The family of South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic languages is a subgroup of the New Ireland languages. It consists of about 48 languages. They are largely spoken on the island of New Ireland in Papua New Guinea and in the northern Solomon Islands.

Components

*Bilur
*Choiseul languages
**Babatana
**Ririon
**Vaghua
**Varisi
*Mono-Uruava languages
**Mono
**Torau
**Uruava
**Minigir
*Nehan-North Bougainville languages
**Buka languages
**Nehan
**Papapana
**Saposa-Tinputz languages
**Solos
*New Georgia languages
**East New Georgia languages
**West New Georgia languages
*Patpatar-Tolai languages
**Patpatar
**Guramalum
**Konomala
**Kandas
**Kuanua
**Label
**Ramoaaina
**Siar-Lak
**Sursurunga
**Tangga
*Piva-Banoni languages
**Bannoni
**Lawunuia
*Santa Isabel languages
**Central Santa Isabel languages
**East Santa Isabel languages
**West Santa Isabel languages


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