|Linguistic classification:||Trans–New Guinea
Map: The Awin–Pa languages of New Guinea
The Awin–Pa languages
Other Trans–New Guinea languages
Other Papuan languages
The Awin–Pa or Awin–Pare languages are a small family of the Trans–New Guinea languages (TNG) in the classification of Malcolm Ross. Stephen Wurm (1975) added them to an expanded Central and South New Guinea branch of TNG, a position reversed by Ross (2005).
sg du pl 1 *na *ni *ne 2 *go *gi *ge 3 *ya
(The dual and plural forms are rather uncertain.)
- Ross, Malcolm (2005). "Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages". In Andrew Pawley; Robert Attenborough; Robin Hide; Jack Golson. 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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