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Yapen languages (Austronesian)

Yapen
Geographic
distribution
Yapen Island, New Guinea
Linguistic classificationAustronesian
Glottologyape1249[1]
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The Yapen languages are the branch of Malayo-Polynesian languages spoken on Yapen Island and the nearby isle of Cenderawasih Bay, both in Papua province of northeastern Indonesia.

They share Yapen Ιsland with the Papuan Yawa languages.

Languages

The Yapen languages are:

References

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