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

Vowels (orthographic)

Front Back
High i u
Mid e o
Low a

Consonants (orthographic)

Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Labiovelar Glottal
Voiceless plosive p t k kp h/c
Voiced plosive b d g gb
Nasal m n ng
Voiceless fricative f s
Voiced affricate dz
Trill r
Approximant y w

References

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