Croisilles languages

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New Guinea
Linguistic classification: Trans–New Guinea
Glottolog: croi1234[1]

The Croisilles languages are a family of languages in the Madang branch of the Trans–New Guinea languages of New Guinea. The occupy the northern Abelbert Range, vs. the Southern Adelbert languages, another branch of Madang.


There are few features that connect the Croisilles languages together, but the groups listed below are coherent:


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Croisilles". 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.