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Pahoturi languages

Pahoturi
Geographic
distribution:
New Guinea
Linguistic classification: Trans-Fly – Bulaka River ?
  • Pahoturi
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: paho1240[1]
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Map: The Pahoturi languages of New Guinea
  The Pahoturi languages
  Trans–New Guinea languages
  Other Papuan languages
  Austronesian languages
  Australian languages
  Uninhabited

The Pahoturi languages are a small family of Papuan languages. They are a pair of languages, Agöb (Dabu) and Idi, south of the Fly River, just west of the Eastern Trans-Fly languages. Ross (2005) tentatively includes them in the proposed Trans-Fly – Bulaka River family.

Classification

The two languages are,

Agöb (Dabu), Idi [a dialect chain]

Wurm (1975) and Ross (2005) suggest that Pahoturi may be most closely related to the Tabo (Waia) language just north of the Fly delta. However, they present no evidence, and the pronouns do not match.[2]

Pronouns

The pronouns Ross reconstructs for the family are,

Proto-Pahoturi
I *ŋa-na we ?
thou *ba or *be you *-bi
s/he *bo they ?

See also

References

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Pahoturi". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ [1]
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