Dumun language

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Dumun
Bai (?)
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMadang Province
Native speakers
35 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dui
Glottologdumu1246  Dumun[2]
baim1246  Bai-Maclay[3]

Dumun is a nearly extinct Rai Coast language spoken in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.

Dumun is reported to go by the name Bai, but evidently this is a distinct (though related) language, or at least a variety called Bai recorded by Maclay was distinct.[4][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dumun at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Dumun". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bai-Maclay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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