New Caledonian languages

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Not to be confused with Languages of New Caledonia.
New Caledonian
Geographic
distribution:
New Caledonia
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Glottolog: newc1243[1]

The thirty New Caledonian languages form a branch of the Southern Oceanic languages. Their speakers are known as Kanaks.

Languages[edit]

Populations of the native languages of New Caledonia. Grey, green, and red are the languages of the New Caledonian branch.

The languages of the northern VohKoné area (*) are often discussed as a unit.

References[edit]

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