Map: The Amung language of New Guinea
The Amung language
Other Trans–New Guinea languages
Other Papuan languages
The Uhunduni, also known as Damal and Amung (Amung Kal) after two of its dialects, is the language of the Amung people. It is a Trans–New Guinea language that forms an independent branch of that family in the classification of Malcolm Ross (2005).
Dialects are Dialects Amongme, Amung, Damal, Enggipilu. Pronouns are:
sg du pl 1 na iru enoŋ 2 a erop 3 na nuŋ
Iru is an inclusive dual.
- Uhunduni at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Damal". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- Ross, Malcolm (2005). "Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages". In Andrew Pawley, Robert Attenborough, Robin Hide, Jack Golson, eds. Papuan pasts: cultural, linguistic and biological histories of Papuan-speaking peoples. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. pp. 15–66. ISBN 0858835622. OCLC 67292782.
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