Asmat–Mombum languages

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Asmat–Mombum
Asmat – Marianne Strait
Geographic
distribution
New Guinea
Linguistic classificationTrans–New Guinea
  • Asmat–Mombum
Subdivisions
GlottologNone
Asmat-Kamoro languages.svg
Map: The Asmat–Kamrau languages of New Guinea
  The Asmat–Kamrau languages
  The Mombum languages
  Other Trans–New Guinea languages
  Other Papuan languages
  Austronesian languages
  Uninhabited

The Asmat–Mombum languages are a branch of the Trans–New Guinea languages spoken along the southern coast of Indonesian New Guinea, established (under the name 'Asmat – Marianne Strait') by Timothy Usher.[1]

Phonology[edit]

Proto-Asmat–Marianne Strait had 14 consonants:

*m *n
*p *t *k
*mb *nd *ŋg
*f *s
*w *r *j

References[edit]