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Nuclear South Bird's Head languages

Nuclear South Bird's Head
South Bird's Head proper
Geographic
distribution
Bird's Head Peninsula, Indonesian Papua
Linguistic classificationWest Papuan
Glottologsout1516[1]

The Nuclear South Bird's Head, Core South Bird's Head or South Bird's Head proper languages form a small language family of western New Guinea. They either form part of a wider South Bird's Head language family, or may be an independent language family if not related to the Inanwatan and Konda–Yahadian languages.[2]

Languages

There are six languages:[3]

Although traditionally classified as part of the South Bird's Head family, it is classified by Glottolog 4.0 as an independent language family.

See also

References

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "South Bird's Head proper". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Holton, Gary; Klamer, Marian (2018). "The Papuan languages of East Nusantara and the Bird's Head". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 569–640. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.
  3. ^ Pawley, Andrew; Hammarström, Harald (2018). "The Trans New Guinea family". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 21–196. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.