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Kei–Tanimbar languages

Southeast Maluku
Linguistic classificationAustronesian

The Kei–Tanimbar languages are a small group of Austronesian languages spoken on the Kei and Tanimbar islands in the southern Maluku Islands, and on the north side of the Bomberai Peninsula.[2][3] The languages are:


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kei–Tanimbar". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Mills, Roger F. (1991). Tanimbar-Kei: An Eastern Indonesian Subgroup. In Robert Blust (ed.), Currents in Pacific Linguistics: Papers on Austronesian Languages and ethnolinguistics in Honour of George W. Grace, 241-263. Canberra: Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.
  3. ^ Blust, R. (1993). Central and Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian. Oceanic Linguistics, 32(2), 241-293.