Mumeng language

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Mumeng
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMorobe Province
Native speakers
(7,100 Kumalu, Zenag, Gorakor cited 1979)[1]
1,700 Patep (2003), 350 Dambi (2000)
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
dac – Dambi
ksl – Kumalu
ptp – Patep (Ptep, Dengalu)
zeg – Zenag (Zenang)
goc – Gorakor
Glottologmume1239[2]

Mumeng is a dialect chain of the Austronesian family in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Dambi–Kumalu and Patep–Zenag–Gorakor have a degree of mutual intelligibility. Kapin may belong as well.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dambi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Kumalu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Patep (Ptep, Dengalu) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Zenag (Zenang) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Gorakor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mumeng". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.