Central Nicobarese languages

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Central Nicobarese
Geographic
distribution:
Camorta, Nancowry, Katchal, & Trinket Islands
Linguistic classification: Austroasiatic
Subdivisions:
ISO 639-3: ncb
Glottolog: cent1990[1]

Central Nicobarese is a group of Nicobarese languages spoken on the Nicobar Islands. The varieties spoken on the various islands apart from Trinket are not mutually intelligible, and are considered separate languages:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Central Nicobarese". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.