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Buhutu language

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RegionMilne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
1,400 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bxh

Buhutu (Bohutu) is an Oceanic language spoken in Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. Most Buhutu speakers live in the Sagarai River Valley between Mullins Harbour on the south coast and the Pima mountains north of the Sagarai.


Buhutu language has 19 letters (Aa, Bb, Dd, Ee, Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo, Pp, Ss, Tt, Uu, Ww, Yy), glottal stop and seven diphthongs (bw, fw, gw, hw, kw, mw, pw).[citation needed]


  1. ^ Buhutu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)

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