Yahadian language

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Yahadian
Nerigo
Native toWest Papua, Indonesia
RegionBird's Head Peninsula
Native speakers
(500 cited 1991)[1]
Trans–New Guinea
Language codes
ISO 639-3ner
Glottologyaha1248[2]

Yahadian is a Papuan language of the Bird's Head Peninsula of West Papua. It is closest to Konda, with which it is 60% similar lexically.

Pronouns[edit]

De Vries (2004:147) reports the following pronouns for Yahadian.

SG PL
1 né(nigi) ná(gigi)
2 é(rigi) ádigi/adʒigi
3 mí(gigi) míginaigi

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • de Vries, Lourens. 2004. A Short Grammar of Inanwatan: An endangered language of the Bird's Head of Papua, Indonesia. (Pacific Linguistics 560). Canberra: Australian National University.
  1. ^ Yahadian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yahadian". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.