Yuat languages


Yuat languages

Infobox Language family
name=Yuat
region=New Guinea
familycolor=Papuan
family=a primary family of Papuan languages
The Yuat languages are an independent family of a dozen Papuan languages in the classification of Malcolm Ross, that had been part of Stephen Würm's Sepik-Ramu proposal. However, there is no lexical or morphological evidence that the families are related.

Classification

The Yuat languages are Changriwa, Kyenele, Mekmek, Miyak, Biwat (Mundugumor), Bun.

Pronouns

The pronouns Ross reconstructs for proto-Yuat are,

:

ee also

*Papuan languages

References


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