Makayam language

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Not to be confused with Tiriyó language.
Makayam
Tirio
Aturu
Native to Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
1,300  (2003)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
  • Tirio
    • Tirio–Bitur–Were
      • Makayam
Dialects
Giribam
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aup
Glottolog maka1315[2]

Tirio AKA Makayam (Makaeyam) AKA Aturu (Adulu, Atura) is Papuan language of Papua New Guinea.

Pronouns are:

sg pl
1 no-gao gai-ga
2 o-gao zo-gao
3 igi i-ga

No-, o-, zo-, i- may reflect proto-Trans–New Guinea *na, *ga, *ja, *i.

References[edit]

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