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Anuki language

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Native to  Papua New Guinea
ISO 639-3  aui
Native speakers  890 (2001)
Glottolog  anuk1239
Region  Milne Bay Province, tip of Cape Vogel
Language family  Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Oceanic Western Oceanic Papuan Tip Nuclear Papuan Tip North Papuan Mainland – D'Entrecasteaux Anuki

The Anuki language is an Austronesian language spoken by the Gabobora people along Cape Vogel in the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. The language was named after a highly respected deity of the people, whose sacred remains now rest in Australia.

Alphabet

In Anuki alphabet are 26 letters and 8 diphthongs: Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee, Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo, Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss, Tt, Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz, Gh gh, aa, ch, ee, gw, ii, kw and sh.

Letters c, f, h, j, l, q, x and z are used only in loanwords and foreign names.

References

Anuki language Wikipedia


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