Burmeso language

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Burmeso
Region Papua
Native speakers
250  (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bzu
Glottolog burm1264[2]

The Burmeso language, also known as Taurap, is spoken by some 300 people along the mid Mamberamo River in Papua province, Indonesia. It forms a branch of Malcolm Ross's family of East Bird's Head – Sentani languages, but had been considered a language isolate by Stephen Wurm.

References[edit]

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