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Baining languages

Baining
EthnicityBaining people
Geographic
distribution
Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain
Linguistic classificationEast New Britain
  • Baining
Glottologbain1263[1]

The Baining languages are a small language family spoken by the Baining people on the Gazelle Peninsula of New Britain in Papua New Guinea. They appear to be related to the neighboring Taulil–Butam languages, which immigrated from New Ireland.

Languages

The languages are:

Extinct Makolkol neighbored the (other) Baining languages to their southwest but is unattested.

References

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Baining". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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