Bumbita language

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Bumbita
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionEast Sepik Province
Ethnicityspoken by 40–50% (2003?)[1]
Native speakers
4,300 (2003)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3aon
Glottologbumb1241[3]

Bumbita (But Arapesh) is an Arapesh language (Torricelli) of Papua New Guinea spoken mainly by older adults, unlike other Arapesh languages. Dialects are Bonahoi, Urita, Timingir, Weril, Werir.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bumbita language at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ Bumbita at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bumbita Arapesh". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.