Iteri language

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Iteri
Rocky Peak
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Sandaun Province, Rocky Peak Mountains.
Coordinates 4°7′S 141°35′E / 4.117°S 141.583°E / -4.117; 141.583
Native speakers
480  (2003)[1]
Left May
  • Iteri
Language codes
ISO 639-3 itr
Glottolog iter1241[2]

Iteri is a Left May language of New Guinea, in the Rocky Peak Mountains of Sandaun Province. There are about 475 speakers in all.

Alternate names include Alowiemino, Laro, Iyo, Yinibu, and Rocky Peak. (Some list Rocky Peak/Yinibu as a separate language; insufficient research has been conducted as to the exact relation among the languages in the Left May dialect continuum.)

Most speakers are monolingual, but some also speak Ama.

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References[edit]

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