Baruga language

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Baruga
Bareji
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Oro Province
Native speakers
2,500 (2000–2003)[1]
Dialects
  • Tafota
  • Daghoro
  • Bareji
  • Mado
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
bjz – Baruga
dgx – Doghoro
Glottolog baru1268[2]

Baruga, also known ambiguously as Bareji, is a Papuan language spoken in Oro Province, in the "tail" of Papua New Guinea. The four rather divergent dialects are Tafota, Daghoro, Bareji, Mado. They are part of the Binanderean family of the Trans–New Guinea phylum of languages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baruga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Doghoro at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Baruga–Doghoro". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.