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Dedua
Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionHuon Peninsula, Morobe Province
Ethnicity8,900 (2000 census?)[1]
Native speakers
6,500 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ded
Glottologdedu1240

Dedua is a Papuan language spoken in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Dialects are Dzeigoc and Fanic.

Phonology

The plain linked text shows IPA, while the text in angle brackets shows the orthography. If no angle brackets are shown, the orthography is the same as the IPA.

Vowels

Front Back
Close i u
Mid e o
Open a

Consonants

Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Labial–velar Glottal
Plosive voiceless p t k k͡p ⟨kp⟩ ʔ ⟨h/c⟩
voiced b d g ɡ͡b ⟨gb⟩
Nasal m n ŋ ⟨ng⟩
Fricative f s
Affricate dz
Trill r
Approximant j ⟨y⟩ w

References

  1. ^ a b Dedua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)