Western Oceanic languages

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Western Oceanic
Geographic
distribution:
Western Pacific
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: west2818[1]

  Western Oceanic

The Western Oceanic languages is a linkage of Oceanic languages, proposed and studied by Malcolm Ross (1988).

Classification[edit]

The West Oceanic linkage is made up of three sub-linkages:[2]

The center of dispersal was evidently near the Willaumez Peninsula on the north coast of New Britain.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Western Oceanic". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Lynch, John; Malcolm Ross; Terry Crowley (2002). The Oceanic languages. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon. ISBN 9780700711284. OCLC 48929366. 

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