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|Linguistic classification:||Trans–New Guinea
Map: The Chimbu–Wahgi languages of New Guinea
The Chimbu–Wahgi languages
Other Trans–New Guinea languages
Other Papuan languages
There is little doubt that the Chimbu–Wahgi family is valid. The languages are:
- Chimbu–Wahgi family
sg 1 *ná 2 *nim 3 *[y]é
Dual *-l and plural *-n reflect TNG forms.
- 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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