Taupota language

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Taupota
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMilne Bay Province
Native speakers
4,500 (2000–2001)[1]
Austronesian
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
tpa – Taupota
wag – Wa'ema
wed – Wedau
Glottologtaup1242  Taupota[2]
waem1237  Wa'ema[3]
weda1241  Wedau[4]

Taupota is an Oceanic language of the Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. It appears to be a dialect chain, with southern varieties called Wa'ema and western Wedau.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taupota at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Wa'ema at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Wedau at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Taupota". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Wa'ema". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Wedau". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.