Misegian languages

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Ruboni Range
Yawar Rural LLG, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea
Linguistic classificationRamu

The Misegian also known as Mikarew languages are a small family of clearly related languages,

Giri, Sepen, and Mikarew (Aruamu).

They are generally classified among the Ramu languages of northern Papua New Guinea. The Misegian languages are all spoken in Yawar Rural LLG, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.[2][3]


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