Doso language

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Native to Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
unknown (700 cited 1973)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dol
Glottolog turu1250[2]

Doso is a language of New Guinea. It has 61% of its vocabulary in common with the nearly extinct Turumsa language, its only clear relative.[2] It is spoken near Kamula but does not appear to be related to it; not enough is known to tell if it may be related to other languages in the area.


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