Suena language

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Suena
Native to Papua New Guinea
Region Morobe Province
Native speakers
3,600 (2000)[1]
Dialects
  • Yarawi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sue
Glottolog suen1241[2]

Suena is a Papuan language spoken in Morobe Province, in the "tail" of Papua New Guinea. It is part of the Binanderean family of the Trans–New Guinea phylum of languages.

The Yarawi people spoke Suena during most of the 20th century, but may have switched to Binandere.

References

  1. ^ Suena at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Suena". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

External links

  • "A Selective Word List in Ten Different Binadere Languages" (PDF).
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