Yapen languages

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Yapen
Geographic
distribution
Yapen Island, New Guinea
Linguistic classification Austronesian
Glottolog yape1249[1]
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The Yapen languages are the branch of Malayo-Polynesian languages spoken on Yapen Island and the nearby isle of Cenderawasih Bay, both in Papua province of northeastern Indonesia.

They share Yapen Ιsland with the Papuan Yawa languages.

Languages[edit]

The Yapen languages are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Yapen". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.