Watut language

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Watut
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionWatut River region
Native speakers
(3,200 cited 1988–2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
una – North Watut
mpl – Middle Watut
mcy – South Watut
Glottologwatu1246[2]
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Watut is a language complex of Austronesian languages spoken in northern Papua New Guinea. Dialects include Maralinan, Silisili, Unank, Maralangko, and Danggal. It is spoken in Watut Rural LLG of Morobe Province.

Varieties[edit]

Watut varieties and their respective locations are:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ North Watut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Middle Watut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    South Watut at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Watut". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Holzknecht, Susanne (1989). The Markham Languages of Papua New Guinea. Pacific Linguistics. ISBN 0-85883-394-8.

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