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Tabla language

Tabla
Tanah Merah
Native toIndonesia
RegionPapua
Native speakers
(3,800 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tnm
Glottologtabl1243[2]

Tabla (one of two Papuan languages also known as Tanah Merah) is spoken on the coast of Tanahmerah Bay, close to Jayapura, in northern Papua (Indonesia).[3] It is spoken in Bukia, Depapre, and Wari towns, and 13 villages on north coast.

Phonology

Consonants:[4]

p t k
b d
s
m n
w j

Vowels:[4]

i u
e ə o
a

References

  1. ^ Tabla at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tabla". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Ethnologue (16th)
  4. ^ a b Foley, William A. (2018). "The languages of Northwest New Guinea". 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. 433–568. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.