This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.

Mor language (Austronesian)

Native toIndonesia
RegionWest Papua
Native speakers
(700 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mhz

Mor or Moor is a tonal Austronesian language in the putative Cenderawasih (Geelvink Bay) of Indonesian Papua. It is not closely related to other languages.

Dialects are Ayombai, Hirom, and Kama.[3]:18


  1. ^ Mor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mor (Mor Islands)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Kamholz, David (2014). Austronesians in Papua: Diversification and change in South Halmahera–West New Guinea. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. []

External links