Abun language

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Abun
North Bird's Head
Native to Papua
Region Bird's Head Peninsula
Native speakers
3,000  (1995)[1]
Dialects
Abun Tat (Karon Pantai)
Abun Ji (Madik)
Abun Je
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kgr
Glottolog abun1252[2]

Abun, also known as Yimbun, A Nden, Manif, Karon, is a West Papuan language of New Guinea. It is not closely related to any other language, and though Ross (2005) assigned it to the West Papuan family, based on similarities in pronouns, Ethnologue (2009) removed it as a language isolate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abun at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Abun". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.