Annaberg languages

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New Guinea
Linguistic classification: Ramu – Lower Sepik
  • Rao
  • Aian
Glottolog: anna1245[1]

The Annaberg languages are a small language family of Papua New Guinea.

Wurm (1982) classified Aian, at his 'family' level, in a more distant stock-level relationship with Rao (Annaberg):

The Annaberg family is generally classified among the Ramu languages of northern Papua New Guinea.


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