Idi language

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Idi
Region New Guinea
Native speakers
1,600  (2000 census)[1]
Dialects
Idi
Tame
Language codes
ISO 639-3 idi
Glottolog idii1243[2]

Idi is a Papuan language spoken in Western Province, Papua New Guinea. The so-called Pahoturi dialects form a dialect chain with Idi proper at one end and Agob proper at the other.[1]

Name[edit]

The language has been also known as Diblaeg, Dimisi, Dimsisi. Tame is a dialect distinct from Idi.[1]

Social context[edit]

Idi is in contact with other Papuan languages of different families, including Nen, Nambo, and the closely related Agob.[1]

Typological features[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

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