Gogodala–Suki languages

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
New Guinea
Linguistic classification Trans–New Guinea
  • Gogodala–Suki
Glottolog suki1244[1]
Map: The Gogodala–Suki languages of New Guinea
  The Gogodala–Suki languages
  Other Trans–New Guinea languages
  Other Papuan languages
  Austronesian languages

The Gogodala–Suki languages are a family of Trans–New Guinea languages in the classification of Malcolm Ross. The four language are clearly related.

Pronouns are:

sg pl
1 *ne ?
2 *a *de


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Suki–Gogodala". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • 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.