Mor language (Papuan)
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Not to be confused with Mor language (Austronesian).
70 semi-speakers (2012)
Map: The Mor language of New Guinea
The Mor language
Other Trans–New Guinea languages
Other Papuan languages
Mor is a nearly extinct, possibly Trans–New Guinea language of Indonesia. It forms a tentative independent branch of that family in the classification of Malcolm Ross (2005). However, the only connections are the 1sg and 2 ng pronouns na- and a-:
sg pl 1 na-ya ne-a 2 a-ya omase 3 mena morimene
- 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.
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