East Strickland languages

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East Strickland
Geographic
distribution:
New Guinea
Linguistic classification: Trans–New Guinea
  • East Strickland
Glottolog: east2433[1]
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Map: The East Strickland languages of New Guinea
  The East Strickland languages
  Other Trans–New Guinea languages
  Other Papuan languages
  Austronesian languages
  Uninhabited

The East Strickland languages are a family of Trans–New Guinea languages in the classification of Malcolm Ross. The six languages,

are clearly related. Pronouns are:

sg du pl
1 *na, *ã *o-li, *a-la *oi
2 *nõ *nĩ-le *nĩ
3 *yõ *i-le *yã, *di

References[edit]

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