Korupun language

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Korupun
Sela
Region Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
8,000 (1996)[1]
Dialects
  • Korupun (Duram)
  • Dagi
  • Sisibna (Gobugdua)
  • Deibula
  • Sela
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kpq
Glottolog koru1245  Korupun-Sela[2]
kora1298  Korapun-Bromley[3]

Korupun (Korapun) is a Papuan language of West Papua. Dialects are Korupun (Duram), Dagi, Sisibna (Gobugdua), Deibula, (Western) Sela. It is also known as Kimyal of Korupun; Kimyal is another name for Nalca.

According to Timothy Usher, the "Korupun" described by Bromley is a separate, though closely related, language.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korupun at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ a b Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Korupun-Sela". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Korapun-Bromley". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.