Nukuma languages


Nukuma languages
Nukuma
Geographic
distribution:
Sepik River basin, Papua New Guinea
Linguistic classification: Sepik
Subdivisions:

The Nukuma languages are a small family of clearly related languages, Kwoma, Kwanga, and Seim. They are generally classified among the Sepik languages of northern Papua New Guinea; Malcolm Ross places them in an Middle Sepik branch of that family.

See also

  • Kwoma people

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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