Tanglapui languages

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Tanglapui
Kolana–Tanglapui
Geographic
distribution:
Alor Island
Linguistic classification: Trans–New Guinea
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: tang1352[1]

The Tanglapui languages are a pair of closely related Papuan languages, Sawila and Kula, spoken on the island of Alor, of the coast of Timor in Indonesia. They have only marginal mutual intelligibility, and are ethnically distinct. The name 'Tanglapui' is used for either language.

References[edit]

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