Minahasan languages

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Minahasan
Geographic
distribution:
northern Sulawesi
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Glottolog: mina1272[1]

The Minahasan languages are a group of languages spoken by the Minahasa people people in northern Sulawesi.

Classification[edit]

The languages are (Sneddon 1978:9):

Adelaar and Himmelmann (2005) classify Minahasan as a branch of the Philippine languages.

Footnotes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • K. Alexander Adelaar and Nikolaus Himmelmann, The Austronesian languages of Asia and Madagascar. Routledge, 2005.
  • Sneddon, James N. 1978. Proto-Minahasan: phonology, morphology, and wordlist. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.