Rahul Sharma

Teop language

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Native to  Papua New Guinea
Native speakers  (5,000 cited 1991)
Glottolog  teop1238
Region  Bougainville
ISO 639-3  tio
Language family  Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Oceanic Western Meso-Melanesian Northwest Solomonic Nehan–Bougainville Saposa–Tinputz Teop

Teop is a language of northern Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. It falls within the Oceanic languages, a subgrouping of the Austronesian language family. According to Malcolm Ross, Teop belongs to the Nehan-Bougainville family of languages, part of the Northwest Solomonic group of the Meso-Melanesian cluster within the Oceanic languages. Its closest relative is Saposa.

References

Teop language Wikipedia


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